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Narrative Persuasion

Related: see also Media and Public Policy

Niederdeppe, J., Connelly, N., Lauber, B., & Knuth, B. A. (2018). Effects of a personal narrative in messages designed to promote healthy fish consumption among women of childbearing age. Health Communication. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2018.1437526

Scully, M., Brennan, E., Durkin, S., Dixon, H., Wakefield, M., Barry, C. L., & Niederdeppe, J. (2017). Competing with big business: A randomised experiment testing the effects of messages to promote alcohol and sugary drink control policy. BMC Public Health, 17, 945. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4972-6

Zhou, S., & Niederdeppe, J. (2017). The promises and pitfalls of personalization in narratives to promote social change. Communication Monographs, 84(3), 319-342.

Dahlstrom, M., Niederdeppe, J., Gao, L. & Zhu, X. (2017). Operational and conceptual trends in narrative persuasion research: Comparing health and non-health related contexts. International Journal of Communication, 11, 4865-4885.

Niederdeppe, J., Roh, S., & Dreisbach, C. (2016). How narrative focus and a statistical map interact to shape health policy support among state legislators. Health Communication, 31(2), 242-255.

Kim, H. K., & Niederdeppe, J. (2016). Effects of self-affirmation, narratives, and informational messages in reducing unrealistic optimism about alcohol-related problems among college students. Human Communication Research, 42(2), 246-268.

Bachhuber, M. A., McGinty, E. B., Hendricks, A. K., Niederdeppe, J., & Barry, C. L. (2015). Messaging to improve public support for naloxone distribution policies in the United States: Results from a randomized survey experiment. PLoS ONE, 10(7). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130050.

Niederdeppe, J., Heley, K., & Barry, C. L. (2015). Inoculation and narrative strategies in competitive framing of three health policy issues. Journal of Communication, 65(5), 838-862.

Niederdeppe, J., Roh, S., & Shapiro, M.A. (2015). Acknowledging individual responsibility while emphasizing social determinants in narratives to promote obesity-reducing public policy: A randomized experiment. PLoS ONE, 10(2): e0117565. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117565.

Niederdeppe, J., Shapiro, M., Kim, H. K., Bartolo, D., & Porticella, N. (2014). Narrative persuasion, causality, complex integration, and support for social policy. Health Communication, 29(5), 431-444.

Niederdeppe, J., Roh, S., Shapiro, M.A., & Kim, H. K. (2013). Effects of emphasizing environmental determinants of obesity on intentions to engage in diet and exercise behaviors. Preventing Chronic Disease, 10, 130163.

Lundell, H., Niederdeppe, J., & Clarke, C. (2013). Exploring interpretation of complexity and typicality in narratives and statistical images about the social determinants of health. Health Communication, 28(5), 486-498.

Niederdeppe, J., Kim, H. K., Lundell, H., Fazili, F., & Frazier, B. (2012). Beyond counterarguing: Simple elaboration, complex integration, and counter-elaboration in response to variations in narrative focus and sidedness. Journal of Communication, 62(5), 758-777.

Clarke, C., Niederdeppe, J., & Lundell, H. (2012). Narratives and images used by public communication campaigns about social determinants of health and disparities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 9, 4254-4277.

Niederdeppe, J., Shapiro, M., & Porticella, N. (2011). Attributions of responsibility for obesity: Narrative communication reduces reactive counterarguing among liberals. Human Communication Research, 37, 295-323. Appendix Tables can be found here: Narrative_hcr_r4_tables_121010.

Niederdeppe, J., Robert, S., & Kindig, D. (2011). Qualitative research about attributions, narratives and support for policy, 2008. Preventing Chronic Disease, 8(2).

Kim, H. K., Bartolo, D., & Niederdeppe, J. (2011). Exploring attributions and emotional reactions in processing narratives about obesity. Journal of Health and Mass Communication, 3, 168-190.