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Self-Disclosure

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

Self-disclosure is the expression of personal information that is of a descriptive, affective, or evaluative nature. Personal information involves content that is not widely known and that individuals selectively release. Moreover, acts of self-disclosure vary with regard ...

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