New PDF release: Communication Perspectives on HIV/AIDS for the 21st Century

By Timothy Edgar,Seth M. Noar,Vicki S. Freimuth

ISBN-10: 0805858261

ISBN-13: 9780805858266

ISBN-10: 080585827X

ISBN-13: 9780805858273

Reflecting the present nation of analysis into the verbal exchange features of HIV/AIDS, this quantity explores AIDS-related verbal exchange scholarship, relocating ahead from the 1992 e-book AIDS: A communique Perspective.


Editors Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, and Vicki S. Freimuth have constructed this up to date assortment to target today’s key conversation matters within the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Chapters herein research the interaction of the messages members obtain approximately AIDS on the public point in addition to the messages exchanged among contributors on the interpersonal point. Acknowledging how the face of HIV/AIDS has replaced due to the fact 1992, the quantity promotes the point of view that an knowing of potent conversation via either mediated and interpersonal channels is key to profitable the continuing conflict opposed to AIDS.


Issues addressed the following include:



  • Social stigma linked to the illness, social aid and people residing with HIV/AIDS, and the present kingdom of HIV testing

  • Parent–child discussions surrounding HIV/AIDS and more secure sexual habit, and cultural sensitivity on the subject of constructing HIV prevention and intercourse schooling programs

  • The effectiveness of health and wellbeing campaigns to affect attitudes, norms, and behaviour, in addition to the present country of leisure schooling and its skill to give a contribution to HIV prevention

  • News media assurance of HIV/AIDS and the impression of the agenda-setting functionality on public opinion and coverage making

  • Health literacy and its significance to the healthiness and health and wellbeing of these present process HIV treatment.

  • The function of technological concepts, so much particularly the net, used for either prevention interventions in addition to dicy behavior

The quantity additionally contains exemplars that show off the range of ways to future health communique used to strive against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. those situations contain interpersonal and mass verbal exchange mediums; conventional in addition to new media and expertise; learn through teachers and practitioners; person in addition to community-based ways; paintings dependent within the usa and across the world; and campaigns directed at at-risk, HIV- confident, in addition to common populations.



With new subject matters, new individuals, and a broadened scope, this e-book is going past a revision of the 1992 quantity to mirror the present kingdom of conversation learn on HIV/AIDS throughout key contexts. it truly is designed for lecturers, researchers, practitioners, and scholars in healthiness communique, health and wellbeing psychology, and different components of AIDS study. As a special exam of conversation study, it makes an indelible contribution to the growing to be wisdom base of conversation methods to struggling with HIV/AIDS.

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