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ERIC Number: EJ109071
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Publication Date: 1974
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Anxiety and Readership of Health Information
Bishop, Robert L.
Journalism Quarterly, 51, 1, 40-46, Spr 74
Confirms the hypothesis that persons with a high level of anxiety about their health will tend to read an article with a reassuring headline; does not sustain the hypothesis that persons with low anxiety tend to read frightening headlines more than reassuring headlines. (RB)
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