Melissa Bekelja Wanzer

Summary

Affiliation: Canisius College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "If we didn't use humor, we'd cry": humorous coping communication in health care settings
    Melissa Wanzer
    Communication Studies Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York 14208, USA
    J Health Commun 10:105-25. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of physicians' communication: the relationship among communication practices, satisfaction, and collaboration
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, St, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    Health Commun 24:683-91. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of health care providers' communication: relationships between patient-centered communication and satisfaction
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208 1098, USA
    Health Commun 16:363-83. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Humorous communication within the lives of older adults: the relationships among humor, coping efficacy, age, and life satisfaction
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    Health Commun 24:128-36. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Educating young men about testicular cancer: support for a comprehensive testicular cancer campaign
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    a Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Health Commun 19:303-20. 2014
  6. doi request reprint The role of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertisements and individual differences in getting people to talk to physicians
    Elyse Krezmien
    Communication Studies Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York 14208, USA
    J Health Commun 16:831-48. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the "informed" in informed consent: a pilot test of a multimedia presentation
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Communication Studies Department, Canisius College, NY, USA
    Health Commun 25:365-74. 2010

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint "If we didn't use humor, we'd cry": humorous coping communication in health care settings
    Melissa Wanzer
    Communication Studies Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York 14208, USA
    J Health Commun 10:105-25. 2005
    ..Researchers also should explore differences in health care providers' coping communication based on gender, years of experience, and profession...
  2. doi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of physicians' communication: the relationship among communication practices, satisfaction, and collaboration
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, St, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    Health Commun 24:683-91. 2009
    ..There was a significant positive correlation between nurses' perceptions of physicians' use of nurse-centered communication practices and patient-centered communication practices...
  3. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of health care providers' communication: relationships between patient-centered communication and satisfaction
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208 1098, USA
    Health Commun 16:363-83. 2004
    ..In addition, PCC behaviors were perceived to be used more frequently with children in better health than with children with poorer health status...
  4. doi request reprint Humorous communication within the lives of older adults: the relationships among humor, coping efficacy, age, and life satisfaction
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208, USA
    Health Commun 24:128-36. 2009
    ..In attempting to determine which variables best predicted life satisfaction, coping efficacy and health status explained unique variance in life satisfaction scores. Study implications and limitations are addressed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Educating young men about testicular cancer: support for a comprehensive testicular cancer campaign
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    a Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Health Commun 19:303-20. 2014
    ..Men who were exposed to testicular cancer messages were more knowledgeable about testicular cancer and were more likely to conduct testicular self-examinations than were men in the control group. ..
  6. doi request reprint The role of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertisements and individual differences in getting people to talk to physicians
    Elyse Krezmien
    Communication Studies Department, Canisius College, Buffalo, New York 14208, USA
    J Health Commun 16:831-48. 2011
    ..The authors offer explanations for these findings along with descriptive accounts of how talkers and nontalkers differed in their recall of DTC advertisement information...
  7. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the "informed" in informed consent: a pilot test of a multimedia presentation
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Communication Studies Department, Canisius College, NY, USA
    Health Commun 25:365-74. 2010
    ..There were no significant differences between the groups in self-reports of anxiety, satisfaction with medical care, and number of questions asked during consent delivery...