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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 8,663 101 World Ranking 2911 National Ranking 1481

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Public health

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Social norms approach, Normative social influence, Normative and Collective identity. His Social psychology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Social science and Categorization. While the research belongs to areas of Social norms approach, Rajiv N. Rimal spends his time largely on the problem of Norm, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Explication and Social environment.

Rajiv N. Rimal studied Normative and Developmental psychology that intersect with Perception and Health promotion. He works mostly in the field of Collective identity, limiting it down to concerns involving Peer group and, occasionally, Conformity, Moderation and Social group. The various areas that Rajiv N. Rimal examines in his Interpersonal communication study include Test and Knowledge acquisition.

His most cited work include:

  • An Explication of Social Norms (712 citations)
  • How Behaviors are Influenced by Perceived Norms A Test of the Theory of Normative Social Behavior (489 citations)
  • Understanding the Influence of Perceived Norms on Behaviors (374 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Social psychology, Normative, Psychological intervention, Social norms approach and Public health. Rajiv N. Rimal combines subjects such as Developmental psychology, Risk perception, Perception and Normative social influence with his study of Social psychology. In his study, Gerontology is inextricably linked to Self-efficacy, which falls within the broad field of Developmental psychology.

His Normative research incorporates themes from Intervention and Anemia. As part of one scientific family, Rajiv N. Rimal deals mainly with the area of Social norms approach, narrowing it down to issues related to the Collective identity, and often Peer group. The concepts of his Public health study are interwoven with issues in Demography, Public relations and Environmental health.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (32.76%)
  • Normative (18.97%)
  • Psychological intervention (16.67%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Anemia (12.64%)
  • Psychological intervention (16.67%)
  • Environmental health (13.79%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Anemia, Psychological intervention, Environmental health, Normative and Social psychology. His study on Anemia also encompasses disciplines like

  • Behavior change, Iron+folic acid, Interpersonal communication and Folic acid most often made with reference to Cluster randomised controlled trial,
  • Demography together with Breast feeding, Breastfeeding, Risk perception, Health department and Health communication,
  • Randomized controlled trial which connect with Cohort, Confounding, Regression analysis and Body mass index. Rajiv N. Rimal has included themes like Meal and Affect in his Environmental health study.

In the subject of general Normative, his work in Social norms approach is often linked to Future studies, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His research integrates issues of Food intake, Unhealthy food and Framing in his study of Social norms approach. His Social psychology study which covers Mass media that intersects with Order and Skepticism.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Beyond Individual-Level Theorizing in Social Norms Research: How Collective Norms and Media Access Affect Adolescents' Use of Contraception. (12 citations)
  • When the Frame Fits the Social Picture : The Effects of Framed Social Norm Messages on Healthy and Unhealthy Food consumption (9 citations)
  • Moving beyond individual barriers and identifying multi-level strategies to reduce anemia in Odisha India (8 citations)

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

  • Social psychology
  • Social science
  • Public health

Environmental health, Psychological intervention, Social psychology, Iron-deficiency anemia and Anemia are his primary areas of study. His research in Environmental health intersects with topics in Smokeless tobacco, Latent class model, Substance use, Mental health and Normative. His Psychological intervention research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Tobacco control, Intervention, Psychosocial and Overconfidence effect.

When carried out as part of a general Social psychology research project, his work on Affect is frequently linked to work in Power, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study. His study looks at the intersection of Iron-deficiency anemia and topics like Focus group with Public health. His Anemia research includes themes of Cluster randomised controlled trial, Randomized controlled trial and Cohort.

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Best Publications

An Explication of Social Norms

Maria Knight Lapinski;Rajiv N. Rimal.
Communication Theory (2005)

1262 Citations

How Behaviors are Influenced by Perceived Norms A Test of the Theory of Normative Social Behavior

Rajiv N. Rimal;Kevin Real.
Communication Research (2005)

788 Citations

Understanding the Influence of Perceived Norms on Behaviors

Rajiv N. Rimal;Kevin Real.
Communication Theory (2003)

676 Citations

Perceived risk and efficacy beliefs as motivators of change: Use of the risk perception attitude (RPA) framework to understand health behaviors

Rajiv N. Rimal;Kevin Real.
Human Communication Research (2003)

541 Citations

Closing the knowledge-behavior gap in health promotion: the mediating role of self-efficacy.

Rajiv N. Rimal.
Health Communication (2000)

324 Citations

Perceived Risk and Self-Efficacy as Motivators: Understanding Individuals' Long-Term Use of Health Information.

Rajiv N. Rimal.
Journal of Communication (2001)

305 Citations

Why health communication is important in public health

Rajiv N Rimal;Maria K Lapinski.
Bulletin of The World Health Organization (2009)

273 Citations

Moving toward a theory of normative influences: How perceived benefits and similarity moderate the impact of descriptive norms on behaviors.

Rajiv N. Rimal;Maria K. Lapinski;Rachel J. Cook;Kevin Real.
Journal of Health Communication (2005)

238 Citations

Modeling the relationship between descriptive norms and behaviors: a test and extension of the theory of normative social behavior (TNSB).

Rajiv N Rimal.
Health Communication (2008)

237 Citations

A Re‐Explication of Social Norms, Ten Years Later

Rajiv N. Rimal;Maria K. Lapinski.
Communication Theory (2015)

226 Citations

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