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ERIC Number: EJ611162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1057-0314
Examining the Influence of Trait Anxiety/Repression-Sensitization on Individuals' Reactions to Fear Appeals.
Witte, Kim; Morrison, Kelly
Western Journal of Communication, v64 n1 p1-27 Win 2000
Examines the impact of persuasive fear appeals promoting condom usage to prevent AIDS. Indicates that inherent level of anxiety influences how both the threat and the efficacy of recommended responses are perceived, but that trait anxiety/repression-sensitization has no influence on attitudes, intentions, behaviors, perceived manipulation, or message derogation. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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