Who Avoids Cancer Information? Examining a Psychological Process Leading to Cancer Information Avoidance.

  • Jiyoung Chae
  • Published 2016 in Journal of health communication

Abstract

Although cancer information avoidance (CIA) is detrimental to public health, predictors of CIA have not been fully investigated. Based on uncertainty management theory, this study viewed CIA as a response to uncertainty related to the distress associated with cancer information and illustrated the psychological process leading to CIA. Given the current… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10810730.2016.1177144

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