Loyd Pettegrew

Loyd Pettegrew
University of South Florida | USF · Department of Communication

Ph.D. Communication & Psychology, University of Michigan

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Introduction
Loyd Pettegrew is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication, University of South Florida. Loyd does research in Health Care Organizations, Social Psychology, Behavioural Science and Health Psychology.
Additional affiliations
May 1988 - May 1989
Louis Harris & Associates
Position
  • Senior Vice President
August 1982 - present
University of South Florida
Position
  • Professor of Marketing Communication
August 1977 - August 1982
Vanderbilt University Medical School
Position
  • Asst. Director

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Publications (31)
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Purpose: Health care organizational research should pay greater attention to the specific settings where health is practiced. An ethnographic account of humor, ritual and defiance is presented from 29 months spent in a private, concierge-type radiation oncology center. A thick description of the setting and interaction among center staff and patien...
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Studies of the impact of computer-mediated forms of communication (CMC) on interpersonal relationships have focused primarily on observing, chronicling, or analyzing how today's digital age has changed face-to-face (FtF) forms of interrelating. This exploratory study provides an initial empirical base for communication scholars to reconsider their...
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The role of communication in relationship marketing is often presented as crucial, and yet, specifics of theories and concepts from the field of communication are scant. Furthermore, despite the intuitive appeal and face validity of relationship marketing and its large-scale implementation, both the theory and practice of relationship marketing see...
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This exploratory study was undertaken to investigate visitor expectations of aquariums. Specifically, differences between (1) tourists and residents and (2) "experienced " and "inexperienced" aquarium visitors were examined. The data indicate that differences in expec tations exist between groups. The results reveal implications for the marketing o...
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From an ethical point of view, shared decision-making is preferable to either physician paternalism or patient sovereignty. The traditional model of doctor-patient communication is too directive and too unconcerned with the patient's values to support truly shared decision-making. The traditional distinction between rhetoric and sophistic can provi...
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This article presents two empirical investigations of how patients communicate about their illness. A review of the literature on provider-patient communication is offered. From this review, we conclude that we know intuitively more about the interaction between health care providers and their patients than the research literature has revealed. A s...
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The development and validation of a measure of illness behavior are presented. From a large domain sample of illness-related behaviors, a 20-item self-report measure was developed, the Illness Behavior Inventory (IBI). Validation data are presented from a series of independent studies with healthy and chronically ill individuals. Results indicate t...
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This paper reports the results of a known groups-validation study of several measures of teacher stress. Role-related stress, task-based stress, and environmental stress comprised the stress measures. Groups of teachers in high schools and junior-high schools were selected on an a priori basis using administrative records of reported student discip...
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Founded on the assumption that communicator style is situationally and contextually influenced, this study investigates the effects of job-related stress on communicator style. It was specifically designed to measure the effects of job-related stress factors on employee communicator style within the context of a medical centre organization. Three c...
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This study reports the first in a series of studies investigating job-related stress in a medical center organization. A specific focus concerns the relationship of certain management-communication issues to the job-related stress phenomenon. A detailed review of the job-related stress literature is made. A research model is then presented which de...
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This article explores the many facets of paradoxical communication in interpersonal encounters Several issues are explained in considerable detail. First, the nature ofpara doxical communication and how it might adequately be distinguished from other interpersonal dilemmas is discussed Second, a structured interpersonal exercise is presented which...
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This overview presents the point of view that health organizations are quite different from other organizations and, therefore, deserve to be studied as a context in their own right. An analytic framework is presented through which communication in health organizations can be studied. This framework entails a three-by-four factor matrix, where leve...
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Attentiveness, as a stylistic component, is introduced as a construct in its own right. A 30‐item, pencil and paper measure is presented which focuses upon behavioral signals, sensitivities, and self‐evaluations. A factor analysis and elementary linkage analysis show that the attentiveness construct can be accurately represented in terms of these t...
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This paper presents the results of the second in a series of empirical investigations on communicator style in therapeutic relationships. This study focuses upon perceived therapist communicator style from the perspective of their helpees. A rationale is provided for studying potential stylistic differences between therapists in formal and informal...
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The relational aspects of therapeutic communication have been shown to be important determinants of successful therapeutic outcomes. There is still lacking, however, a holistic construct of communicator style which is operable in therapeutic relationships. This research presents the first in a series of investigations which seeks to establish such...
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This research reports the results of three independent studies which investigate the relationship between attraction and communicator style (the way a person communicates). Study 1 compares the communicator styles of "best liked" and "least liked" friends. The "best liked" friend's style differed significantly from that of the "least liked" friend,...
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