Relative Persuasiveness of Gain- Versus Loss-Framed Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Messages for the Present- and Future-Minded

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleRelative Persuasiveness of Gain- Versus Loss-Framed Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Messages for the Present- and Future-Minded Author(S)Xiaoli Nan (Author)
Abstract  This research examines how young adults' attitudes toward human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and their intentions to get the vaccine are influenced by the framing of health messages (gain vs. loss) and time orientation (i.e., the extent to which people value immediate vs. distant consequences of their decisions). Results of an experiment showed an overall persuasive advantage for loss-framed messages ...Paginationp72–94
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleHuman Communication Research  
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