Boosting the Potency of Resistance: Combining the Motivational Forces of Inoculation and Psychological Reactance

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleBoosting the Potency of Resistance: Combining the Motivational Forces of Inoculation and Psychological Reactance Author(S)Claude H. Miller (Author)
Abstract  The efficacy of inoculation theory has been confirmed by decades of empirical research, yet optimizing its effectiveness remains a vibrant line of investigation. The present research turns to psychological reactance theory for a means of enhancing the core mechanisms of inoculation—threat and refutational preemption. ...Paginationp 127-155
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleHuman Communication Research  
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