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Oral Communication Apprehension

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Communication apprehension (CA) is a broadly based anxiety related to oral communication (McCroskey, 1970). More specifically, CA is “an individual’s level of fear or anxiety associated with either real or anticipated communication with another person or persons” (McCroskey, 1982b; 1984).

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  • Social Anxiety
  • Cognitive Restructuring
  • Physiological Arousal
  • Public Speaking
  • Systematic Desensitization

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McCroskey, J.C., Beatty, M.J. (1986). Oral Communication Apprehension. In: Jones, W.H., Cheek, J.M., Briggs, S.R. (eds) Shyness. Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-0525-3_21

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