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Understanding patterns and motivations of women using Facebook for birth control information
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
Objective: The purpose of this study is to determine the patterns and motivations for women to use Facebook for information on birth control. Methods: A quantitative study was conducted among women between the ages of 18 ...
Increasing the persuasiveness of gain vs. loss framing : the effects of gender and fear arousal on processing gain- vs. loss-framed breast cancer screening messages
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Based on prospect theory, the present study investigated gain vs. loss framing effects in the context of breast cancer screening (BCS) intervention. This study specifically assessed how the framing effect would be moderated ...
Social proximity and user-generated health content : an experimental test of perceived source similarity and construal level theory
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
The affordances of the internet, particularly as manifest in social network site platforms, allow for interpersonal mediated communication with socially proximal sources. In a 3 (expert source cues vs. low cues vs. low ...
Anger, efficacy, and identity in activism : public perceptions of threat appraisal, attitudes, and behavioral intention
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This study was an exploratory attempt to apply an identity-based approach using concepts of avowed and ascribed identities to different types of activist organizations when managing a potential crisis based on the threat ...