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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 36 Citations 13,473 51 World Ranking 2850 National Ranking 1519

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Kim Witte spends much of his time researching Fear appeal, Social psychology, Health promotion, Extended parallel process model and Self-efficacy. As part of his studies on Fear appeal, Kim Witte frequently links adjacent subjects like Social marketing. His research investigates the connection between Social psychology and topics such as Developmental psychology that intersect with problems in Arousal.

His Health promotion study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Applied psychology, Health education, Gerontology and Action. His Self-efficacy study frequently draws connections between related disciplines such as Appeal to fear. The Appeal to fear study which covers Behavior change that intersects with Clinical psychology.

His most cited work include:

  • Putting the fear back into fear appeals: The extended parallel process model (2104 citations)
  • A Meta-Analysis of Fear Appeals: Implications for Effective Public Health Campaigns (1929 citations)
  • Fear control and danger control: A test of the extended parallel process model (EPPM) (818 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Fear appeal, Public relations, Behavior change and Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. His Extended parallel process model study in the realm of Social psychology interacts with subjects such as Cognition. Kim Witte works mostly in the field of Fear appeal, limiting it down to topics relating to Persuasion and, in certain cases, Consistency, as a part of the same area of interest.

The various areas that Kim Witte examines in his Behavior change study include Interpersonal communication and Social change. Kim Witte combines subjects such as Health education and Persuasive communication with his study of Health promotion. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Emotionality and Self-efficacy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (50.82%)
  • Fear appeal (29.51%)
  • Public relations (21.31%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2005-2016)?

  • Social psychology (50.82%)
  • Fear appeal (29.51%)
  • Public relations (21.31%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Fear appeal, Public relations, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and Behavior change. His Social psychology study often links to related topics such as Cognitive science. His Fear appeal study incorporates themes from Consistency, Criminology and Persuasion.

His work in the fields of Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, such as Condom, intersects with other areas such as Empirical evidence, Arousal, Social cognitive theory and Abstinence. In his study, Social capital is inextricably linked to Developmental psychology, which falls within the broad field of Behavior change. His Social capital research focuses on Interpersonal communication and how it connects with Social relation and Hearing loss.

Between 2005 and 2016, his most popular works were:

  • Fear appeals and persuasion: A review and update of the Extended Parallel Process Model. (150 citations)
  • Can fear arousal in public health campaigns contribute to the decline of HIV prevalence (87 citations)
  • The Contextual Effects of Gender Norms, Communication, and Social Capital on Family Planning Behaviors in Uganda: A Multilevel Approach (58 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Kim Witte mostly deals with Social psychology, Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, Behavior change, Social cognitive theory and Abstinence. Many of his research projects under Social psychology are closely connected to Behavior change communication with Behavior change communication, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His work deals with themes such as Fear appeal, Cognitive science and Sociology of scientific knowledge, which intersect with Extended parallel process model.

There are a combination of areas like Drama theory, Active listening and Condom integrated together with his Social cognitive theory study. The study incorporates disciplines such as Interpersonal communication and Social relation in addition to Developmental psychology. His Human communication studies intersect with other disciplines such as Research findings, Persuasion and Consistency.

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Best Publications

Putting the fear back into fear appeals: The extended parallel process model

Kim Witte.
Communication Monographs (1992)

3330 Citations

A Meta-Analysis of Fear Appeals: Implications for Effective Public Health Campaigns

Kim Witte;Mike Allen.
Health Education & Behavior (2000)

3295 Citations

Fear control and danger control: A test of the extended parallel process model (EPPM)

Kim Witte.
Communication Monographs (1994)

1275 Citations

Effective Health Risk Messages: A Step-By-Step Guide

Kim Witte;Gary Meyer;Dennis P. Martell.
(2001)

591 Citations

Predicting risk behaviors: development and validation of a diagnostic scale.

Kim Witte;Kenzie A. Cameron;Janet K. McKeon;Judy M. Berkowitz.
Journal of Health Communication (1996)

579 Citations

Fear as motivator, fear as inhibitor: Using the extended parallel process model to explain fear appeal successes and failures.

Kim Witte.
Handbook of Communication and Emotion#R##N#Research, Theory, Applications, and Contexts (1996)

348 Citations

Fear appeals and persuasion: A review and update of the Extended Parallel Process Model.

Erin K. Maloney;Maria K. Lapinski;Kim Witte.
Social and Personality Psychology Compass (2011)

268 Citations

Preventing the Spread of Genital Warts: Using Fear Appeals to Promote Self-Protective Behaviors

Kim Witte;Judy M. Berkowitz;Kenzie A. Cameron;Janet K. McKeon.
Health Education & Behavior (1998)

235 Citations

The role of threat and efficacy in AIDS prevention.

Kim Witte.
The International Quarterly of Community Health Education (1991)

180 Citations

Fear, threat, and perceptions of efficacy from frightening skin cancer messages.

Stephenson Mt;Witte K.
Public health reviews (1998)

152 Citations

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