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Health Communication Theories

  • By: Gary L. Kreps
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Health communication is a relatively young, vibrant, and interdisciplinary applied subfield of communication studies that examines the powerful roles performed by human and mediated communication in the delivery of health care and the promotion of ...

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