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The effects of mortality-salience inducing direct-to-consumer prescription drug commercials on viewer attitude toward high and low status brands
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This research sought to understand whether or not direct-to-consumer prescription drug ads (DTC ads) made people think about their own death (referred to as mortality salience) and what effects these thoughts had on people's ...
Examining the effects of blame vs. attack anti-tobacco messages using the limited capacity model of motivated mediated message processing
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Previous research using cognitive and persuasive measures posits that traditional blame anti-tobacco advertisements which conceptualize smoking problems and consequences as caused by the individual are superior to the new ...
Ease the résistance : the role of narrative and other-referencing in attenuating psychological reactance to persuasive diabetes messages
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Reactance theory (Brehm, 1966; Brehm & Brehm, 1981; Dillard & Shen, 2005) explains that persuasion may fail by inducing threats to individuals' perceived autonomy; this study provides evidence of pathways through this ...