ERIC Number: EJ294619
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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The Conceptual Distinctions Are Important: Another Look at Communication Apprehension and Related Constructs.
Leary, Mark R.
Human Communication Research, v10 n2 p305-12 Win 1983
Demonstrates that there are important conceptual distinctions among the constructs of reticence, shyness, communication apprehension, and unwillingness to communicate. Argues that the failure to recognize the distinctions impedes research and precludes improved methods of identifying the problems and improving treatment. (PD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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