Correlates of talkaholism in New Zealand: An intracultural analysis of the compulsive communication construct

@article{Hackman1995CorrelatesOT,
  title={Correlates of talkaholism in New Zealand: An intracultural analysis of the compulsive communication construct},
  author={Michael Z. Hackman and C. E. Johnson and Tam Barthel‐Hackman},
  journal={Communication Research Reports},
  year={1995},
  volume={12},
  pages={53-60}
}
This study focused on correlates of the compulsive communication construct in New Zealand. Participants were 216 New Zealand university students who completed the Talkaholic Scale to measure their tendency to be compulsive communicators. Self‐reports of communication apprehension, willingness to communicate, argumentativeness, innovativeness, and self‐monitoring were also completed. Results indicated a weak negative correlation with communication apprehension and weak positive correlations with… Expand
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