Health Communication Research: A Guide To Developments And Directions

Hardcover | November 1, 1998

EditorBernard K. Duffy

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Health communication research examines the role of communication in health professional/client relationships and in promoting patient adherence, the flow of information within and between health organizations, the design and effectiveness of health information for various audiences and the planning and evaluation of health care policy. Other important areas treated in this book are cultural and social factors influencing health communication, ethical issues effecting communication, and education in communication within medical schools. Medical students, physicians, policy makers, students and faculty in communications and sociology, as well as social services professionals should find this reference an important tool.

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Health communication research examines the role of communication in health professional/client relationships and in promoting patient adherence, the flow of information within and between health organizations, the design and effectiveness of health information for various audiences and the planning and evaluation of health care policy....

Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.55 × 6.47 × 1.03 inPublished:November 1, 1998Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313299250

ISBN - 13:9780313299254

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?[P]rovides a clear overview of the field for a reader unfamiliar with health communication studies. It provides perspectives on their fields by some of the major researchers in health communication. The book would be useful to a healthcare practitioner or administrator. It could also serve as an introduction for a prospective researcher.??Transcultural Psychiatry