Title
Precautionary advice and risk images : perceptions of Lyme disease
Description
Recent research suggests that visual material can have an impact on emotions and play an important role in persuasion, risk communication, and lay representations of illness (Joffe, 2008; Joffe & Haarhoff, 2002). The present research investigated whether the inclusion of precautionary information and of imagery, respectively, would increase the perceptions of risk of Lyme disease.
URL
http://www.sraeurope.org/filedown.aspx?file=3235
URL Description
Abstract
Speaker
Julie Barnett
Co-author
Anna Mikolajek
Co-author
Afrodita Marcu

RELU; risk advice; risk images lyme borreliosis; ticks; disease vectors; countryside; risk perception; lyme disease

Is this item peer reviewed?
No
Other information
Title on conference programme : 'Disgust, imagery, and precautionary advice : their impact on the risk perceptions of being bitten by ticks'.
Conference event title
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Europe annual meeting : from the everyday to the extraordinary
ConferenceLocation
Karlstad, Sweden
Conference number
18th
ConferenceDate
28 June 2009
Harvard
Barnett, Julie et al Precautionary advice and risk images : perceptions of Lyme disease. Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Europe annual meeting : from the everyday to the extraordinary, 18th, Karlstad, Sweden, 2009.
Vancouver
Barnett Julie et al. Precautionary advice and risk images : perceptions of Lyme disease. Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Europe annual meeting : from the everyday to the extraordinary, 18th, Karlstad, Sweden, 2009.