The Influence of Uncertainty and Social Support on Information Seeking for Illicit Stimulant Use Among Young Adults

Christopher Morse, Bryant University
Julie E. Volkman, Emerson College
Wendy Samter, Bryant University
J. Trunzo
K. McClure
C. Kohn
J. Louge

Document Type Article

Published by Taylor & Francis in Health Communication Volume 28, Issue 4, pages 366-377.

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Using the Theory of Motivated Information Management (TMIM) and the concept of desired informational support as a framework, this project examined factors in the information management process young adults employ in potential information seeking about illicit stimulant drug use with members of their social networks.