Volume 3 Issue 1 (2011)
International Public Health Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1947-4989
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Health Risk Communication

Edited by Marijke Lemal and Joav Merrick


Health Risk Communication
Marijke Lemal and Joav Merrick

Review Articles

Improving the Effectiveness of Mass-mediated Health Campaigns: Overcoming Barriers to Risk Communication
Enny Das

Increasing Medication Adherence in LEP (Low-English Proficiency) Latino Populations: Merging Speech Act Theory and Cultural Competency
Lisa M. Guntzviller

Original Articles

Evidence Presentations in Risk Communication from a Selective Exposure Perspective
Matthias R. Hastall and Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

Examining the Role of Media Coverage and Trust in Public Health Agencies in H1N1 Influenza Prevention
Nancy Nien-Tsu Chen and Sheila T. Murphy

Exploring the Relationship between Genre-specific Television Viewing and Tanning Beliefs and Attitudes
Hyunyi Cho and Nick Carcioppolo

Communicating a Health Epidemic: A Risk Assessment of the Swine Flu Coverage in US Newspapers
Nan Yu, Dennis Owen Frohlich, Jared Fougner and Lezhao Ren

The Portrayal of Health Problems in Entertainment Television: Implications for Risk Perception and Health Promotion
Marijke Lemal, Kathleen Custers and Jan Van den Bulck

News Coverage of Public Health Issues: The Role of News Sources and the Processes of News Construction
Tsung-Jen Shih, Dominique Brossard and Rosalyna Wijaya

Dance4life: Evaluating a Global HIV and AIDS Prevention Program for Young People using the Pre-Im Framework for Process Evaluation
Julia C. M. van Weert, Silvia S. T. Hermanns, Annemiek J. Linn and Barbara C. Schouten

Influence of Incidental Affect and Message Framing on Persuasion: The Case of Promoting Sun Protection Behaviors
Xiaoli Nan

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