Risk information processing and rational ignoring in the health context
Findings about the desire for health-risk information are heterogeneous and sometimes contradictory. In particular, they seem to be at variance with established psychological theories of information-seeking behavior.
Volume (Year): 41 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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