"Health Communication" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.
- Health Communication
- Communication, Health
- Communications, Health
- Health Communications
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Health Communication".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Health Communication".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Health Communication" by people in Profiles.
The Excluded Voices from Africa's Sahel: Alternative Meanings of Health in Narratives of Resistance to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Northern Nigeria. Health Commun. 2022 10; 37(11):1389-1400.
How to set up government-led national hygiene communication campaigns to combat COVID-19: a strategic blueprint. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 08; 5(8).
Race, sex, and physician communication about tobacco as predictors of adolescent smoking trajectories in a primarily African American sample. J Ethn Subst Abuse. 2020 Apr-Jun; 19(2):271-288.
A behaviour change intervention with lipid-based nutrient supplements had little impact on young child feeding indicators in rural Kenya. Matern Child Nutr. 2019 01; 15(1):e12660.
Digital Networked Information Society and Public Health: Problems and Promises of Networked Health Communication of Lay Publics. Health Commun. 2018 01; 33(1):1-4.
More on Inoculating Against Reactance to Persuasive Health Messages: The Paradox of Threat. Health Commun. 2017 07; 32(7):890-902.
The Role of Narrative and Other-Referencing in Attenuating Psychological Reactance to Diabetes Self-Care Messages. Health Commun. 2016; 31(6):738-51.
Inoculating against reactance to persuasive health messages. Health Commun. 2015; 30(5):451-60.
The unintended target: assessing nonsmokers' reactions to gain- and loss-framed antismoking public service announcements. J Health Commun. 2013; 18(12):1402-21.
Medical interpreters as tools: dangers and challenges in the utilitarian approach to interpreters' roles and functions. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Oct; 89(1):158-62.