9781572730694

Avoiding Communication

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 1997-03-01
  • Publisher: Hampton Pr
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Table of Contents

Preface ix
About the Contributors xi
PART I: Introduction
Contextualizing Communication Avoidance Research
3(18)
Paul Mark Wadleigh
Correlates and Consequences of Social-Communicative Anxiety
21(54)
John A. Daly
John P. Caughlin
Laura Stafford
PART II: Perspectives
Willingness to Communicate, Communication Apprehension, and Self-Perceived Communication Competence: Conceptualizations and Perspectives
75(34)
James C. McCroskey
A Dual Conception of Shyness
109(20)
Arnold Buss
Reticence: A Perspective on Social Withdrawal
129(22)
Gerald M. Phillips
Receiver Apprehension, Informational Receptivity, and Cognitive Processing
151(40)
Lawrence R. Wheeless
Raymond W. Preiss
Barbara Mae Gayle
PART III: Measurement
Self-Report Measurement
191(26)
James C. McCroskey
Physiological Assessment
217(14)
Michael J. Beatty
Jean A. Dobos
Behavioral Assessment
231(26)
Anthony Mulac
John M. Wiemann
PART IV: Impact
Quietness in Contemporary Society: Conclusions and Generalizations of the Research
257(12)
Virginia P. Richmond
Cross-Cultural Apprehension Research: Procedures and Comparisons
269(16)
Donald W. Klopf
Anxiety and Disability as Variables in Communication
285(20)
Melanie Booth-Butterfield
Steve Booth-Butterfield
PART V: Remediation
Systematic Desensitization
305(26)
Gustav Friedrich
Blaine Goss
Terry Cunconan
Derek Lane
Skills Training as a Treatment for Communication Problems
331(36)
Lynne Kelly
Cognitive Components of Communication Apprehension: What Are They Thinking?
367(12)
A. Kathleen Wilcox
COM Therapy
379(22)
Michael T. Motley
Visualization and Performance Visualization: Applications, Evidence, And Speculation
401(22)
Joe Ayres
Tim Hopf
Debbie M. Ayres
Appendix: A Bibliography of Related Practice, Theory, and Research 423(66)
Virginia P. Richmond
Matthew P. Martin
Brenda Cox
Author Index 489(18)
Subject Index 507

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