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1. Zhang, Guanjin. Attributing Loneliness Disclosure on Social Networking Sites: The Effects of Context Collapse and Blame Judgment on Support Provision.

Degree: PhD, Communication, 2019, The Ohio State University

Loneliness is a negative emotional experience that occurs due to perceived deficiency insocial relationships (Peplau & Perlman, 1982). Self-disclosure of lonely feelings can facilitate coping. However, disclosing loneliness contains potential risks, especially in the contexts of social networking sites (SNSs). This dissertation aims to investigate how people perceive and interpret loneliness disclosure on SNSs, using the path model of blame as a framework (Malle, Guglielmo, & Monroe, 2014). An online experiment (n = 117) was conducted to look at: 1) the ways in which context collapse and relational closeness could predict perceived appropriateness of disclosing loneliness on SNSs, 2) how the perceived appropriateness of disclosing loneliness on SNSs impacts blame judgment, 3) the moderating effect of reason justification on the relationship between appropriateness and blame judgment, and 4) the effect of blameworthiness on subsequent support provision. Findings suggested that context collapse and relational closeness did not predict perceived appropriateness of disclosing loneliness on SNSs. The moderating effect of reason justification on the relationship between appropriateness and blame judgment did not work out. However, results showed that the perceived appropriateness of disclosing loneliness on SNSs was negatively associated with blame judgment. More blame attributed to people who disclosed loneliness on SNSs, the less willing recipients were to provide emotional, informational , and tangible support. Implications and limitations are discussed. Advisors/Committee Members: Fox, Jesse (Advisor).

Subjects/Keywords: Communication; self-disclosure, loneliness, social networking sites, blame judgment, context collapse, support provision

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APA (6th Edition):

Zhang, G. (2019). Attributing Loneliness Disclosure on Social Networking Sites: The Effects of Context Collapse and Blame Judgment on Support Provision. (Doctoral Dissertation). The Ohio State University. Retrieved from http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1557163959384662

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Zhang, Guanjin. “Attributing Loneliness Disclosure on Social Networking Sites: The Effects of Context Collapse and Blame Judgment on Support Provision.” 2019. Doctoral Dissertation, The Ohio State University. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1557163959384662.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Zhang, Guanjin. “Attributing Loneliness Disclosure on Social Networking Sites: The Effects of Context Collapse and Blame Judgment on Support Provision.” 2019. Web. 17 Nov 2019.

Vancouver:

Zhang G. Attributing Loneliness Disclosure on Social Networking Sites: The Effects of Context Collapse and Blame Judgment on Support Provision. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. The Ohio State University; 2019. [cited 2019 Nov 17]. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1557163959384662.

Council of Science Editors:

Zhang G. Attributing Loneliness Disclosure on Social Networking Sites: The Effects of Context Collapse and Blame Judgment on Support Provision. [Doctoral Dissertation]. The Ohio State University; 2019. Available from: http://rave.ohiolink.edu/etdc/view?acc_num=osu1557163959384662

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