ERIC Number: EJ530536
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
An Assessment of the Role of Communication Apprehension in Communicating with the Terminally Ill.
Ayres, Joe; Hopf, Tim
Communication Research Reports, v12 n2 p227-34 Fall 1995
Finds that students who reported high communication apprehension (CAs) were less willing to communicate, less willing to volunteer, less willing to work with terminally ill patients, and felt less confident about their communication than low CAs, and disclosed less to terminally ill patients than did people in any other circumstance. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: Kathleen M. Long, ECA Exec. Secretary, Dept. of Communication and Dramatic Arts, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV 26201.