Publications

Goldsmith, D. J. (forthcoming). Mom blogging as maternal activism: How to be an ally to autism acceptance.  In R. Shadeen (Ed.), Maternal activisms. Bradford, ON: Demeter Press.

Goldsmith, D. J. (forthcoming). Politeness theory.  In B. Whaley (Ed.), Interpersonal message design.

Goldsmith, D. J. (forthcoming May 2020). Together, narrating an open future. In BettyAnn Martin and Michelann Parr (Eds.), Writing mothers: Narrative acts of care, redemption, and transformation . Bradford, ON: Demeter Press.

Goldsmith, D.J. (2019). Normative rhetorical theory. In S. Wilson, & S. Smith (Eds.), Reflections on interpersonal communication research, pp. 211-230. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Griscom, A. (2017). Multidimensional evaluation of social support. In D. L. Worthington, & G. Bodie (Eds.), Sourcebook of listening, (pp. 453-457). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2016). Normative model of social support. In C. E. Berger, & M. E. Roloff (Eds.), International encyclopedia of interpersonal communication. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2015). Social support in interpersonal communication. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), Concise Encyclopedia of Communication (p. 588). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Miller, G. (2015). Should I tell you how I feel? A mixed method analysis of couples’ talk about cancer. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 43, 273-293.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Normand, E. L. (2014). Politeness theory: How we use language to save face. In D. E. Braithwaite, & P. Schrodt (Eds.), Engaging theories of interpersonal communication (2nd ed.) (pp. 267-278). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Donovan, E., Miller, L., & Goldsmith, D. J. (2014). “Tell me about a time when…”: Studying health communication through in-depth interviews. In B. Whaley (Ed.), Research methods in health communication: Principles and applications (pp. 21-40). Taylor & Francis.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Miller, G. (2014). Conceptualizing how couples talk about cancer. Health Communication, 29, 51-63.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Domann-Scholz, K. (2013). The meanings of “open communication” among couples coping with a cardiac event. Journal of Communication, 63, 266-286.

Goldsmith, D. J., Bute, J. J., & Lindholm, K. L. (2012). Patient and partner strategies for talking about lifestyle change following a cardiac event. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 40, 65-86.

Fisher, C. L., Goldsmith, D., Harrison, K., Hoffner, C. A., Segrin, C., Wright, K., & Miller, K. (2012). Communication and mental health: A conversation from the CM Café. Communication Monographs, 79, 539-550.

Peterson, J., Brashers, D., Rintamaki, L., Goldsmith, D. J., & Neidig, J. L. (2012). The forms and functions of peer social support for people living with HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 23, 294-305.

Parks, M.R., Faw, M., & Goldsmith, D.J. (2011). Undergraduate instruction in empirical research methods in communication: Assessment and recommendations. Communication Education, 60, 406-421.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Albrecht, T. L. (2011). Social support, social networks, and health. In T. L. Thompson, R. Parrott, & J. Nussbaum (Eds.) Handbook of health communication (2nd ed., pp. 335-348). New York: Routledge.

Brashers, D. E., & Goldsmith, D. J. (2009). Managing health and illness: Communication, relationships, and identity. New York: Routledge.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2009). Uncertainty and communication in couples coping with serious illness. In T. Afifi, & W. Afifi (Eds.), Uncertainty and information regulation: Theories and applications (pp. 203-225). New York: Routledge.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Donovan-Kicken, E. (2009). Adding insult to injury: Face, politeness, and hurt feelings. In A. Vangelisti (Ed.), Feeling hurt in close relationships (pp. 50-72). New York: Cambridge.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2009). Politeness theory. In S. W. Littlejohn, & K. A. Foss (Eds.), Encyclopedia of communication theory (pp. 754-757). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2009). Social support. In S. W. Littlejohn, & K. A. Foss (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Communication Theory (pp. 913-914). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2008). Politeness theory: How we use language to save face. In L. A. Baxter, & D. Braithwaite, Engaging theories in interpersonal communication (pp. 255-267). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2008). Social support in interpersonal communication. In W. Dornsbach (Ed.), Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Communication (pp. 4727-4731). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Brashers, D. E. (2008). Communication matters: Developing and testing social support interventions. Communication Monographs, 75, 320-330.

Goldsmith, D. J., Brashers, D. E., Kosenko, K. A., & O’Keefe, D. J. (2008). Social support and living with HIV: Findings from qualitative studies. In T. Edgar, S. M. Noar, & V. S. Freimuth (Eds.), AIDS and communication in the 21st century (pp. 101-136). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Goldsmith, D. J., Miller L. E., & Caughlin, J. P. (2008). Openness and avoidance in couples communicating about cancer. In C. Beck (Ed.), Communication Yearbook 31 (pp.62-115). Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2006). Brown and Levinson’s politeness theory. In B. Whaley & W. Samter (Eds.), Explaining communication: Contemporary theories and exemplars (pp. 219-236). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Goldsmith, D. J., Lindholm Gumminger, K., & Bute, J. J. (2006). Communication about lifestyle change between cardiac patients and their partners. In B. LePoire & R. M. Dailey (Eds.), Socially meaningful applied research in interpersonal communication (pp. 95-118). New York: Peter Lang.

Goldsmith, D. J., Lindholm, K. A., & Bute, J. J. (2006). Dilemmas of talking about lifestyle changes among couples coping with a cardiac event. Social Science & Medicine, 63, 2079-2090.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2004). Communicating social support. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Brashers, D. E., Neidig, J. L., & Goldsmith, D. J. (2004). Social support and the management of uncertainty for people living with HIV or AIDS. Health Communication, 16, 305-331.

Albrecht, T. L., & Goldsmith, D. J. (2003). Social support, social networks, and health. In A. Dorsey, K. Miller, R. Parrott, & T. Thompson (Eds.), Handbook of health communication (pp. 263-284). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Brashers, D. E., Goldsmith, D. J., & Hsieh, I. (2002). Information seeking and avoiding in health contexts. Human Communication Research, 28, 258-271.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2001). A normative approach to the study of uncertainty and communication. Journal of Communication, 51, 514-533.

Goldsmith, D. J. (2000). Soliciting advice: The role of sequential placement in mitigating face threat. Communication Monographs, 67, 1-19.

Goldsmith, D. J., McDermott, V. M., & Alexander, S. C. (2000). Helpful, supportive, and sensitive: Measuring the evaluation of enacted social support in personal relationships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 17, 369-391.

Goldsmith, D. J., & MacGeorge, E. L. (2000). The impact of politeness and relationship on perceived quality of advice about a problem. Human Communication Research, 26, 234-263.

Goldsmith, D. J. (1999). Content-based resources for giving face-sensitive advice in troubles talk episodes. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 32, 303-336.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Fulfs, P. A. (1999). “You just don’t have the evidence”: An analysis of claims and evidence in Deborah Tannen’s You Just Don’t Understand. In M. E. Roloff (Ed.), Communication Yearbook 22 (pp. 1-49). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Burleson, B. R., & Goldsmith, D. J. (1997). How comforting messages work: Some mechanisms through which messages may alleviate emotional distress. In P. A. Anderson, & L. K. Guerrero (Eds.), Handbook of communication and emotion: Research, theory, applications, and contexts (p. 245 – 280). Orlando, FL: Academic Press.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Dun, S. (1997). Sex differences in the provision of support. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 14, 317-337.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Fitch, K. (1997). The normative context of advice as social support. Human Communication Research, 23, 454-476.

Goldsmith, D. J., & Baxter, L. A. (1996). Constituting relationships in talk: A taxonomy of speech events in social and personal relationships. Human Communication Research, 23, 87-114.

Goldsmith, D. J. (1995). Commentary on Barbee & Cunningham: The communicative microdynamics of support. In B. R. Burleson (Ed.), Communication Yearbook 18 (pp. 414-433). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Goldsmith, D. J. (1994). The role of face work in supportive communication. In B. R. Burleson, T. L. Albrecht, & I. Sarason (Eds.), The communication of support: Messages, interactions, relationships, and community (pp. 29-49). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Albrecht, T., Burleson, B. & Goldsmith, D. (1994). Supportive communication. In M. Knapp (Ed.), Handbook of interpersonal communication (2nd ed., pp. 419-449). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Burleson, B., Albrecht, T., Goldsmith, D. & Sarason, I. (1994). Introduction. In B. R. Burleson, T. L. Albrecht, & I. Sarason (Eds.), The communication of support: Messages, interactions, relationships, and community (pp. xi-xix). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Goldsmith, D., & Albrecht, T. (1993). The impact of supportive communication networks on test anxiety and performance. Communication Education, 42, 142-158.

Burleson, B. R., Albrecht, T. L., & Goldsmith, D. (1993). Social support and communication: New directions for theory, research and practice. International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships Bulletin, 9(2), 5-9.

Goldsmith, D. (1992). Managing conflicting goals in supportive interaction: An integrative theoretical framework. Communication Research, 19, 264-286.

Goldsmith, D. (1990). A dialectic perspective on the expression of autonomy and connection in romantic relationships. Western Journal of Speech Communication, 54, 537-556.

Goldsmith, D. (1990). Gossip from the native’s point of view: A comparative analysis. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 23, 163-194.

Goldsmith, D., & Parks, M. (1990). Communication strategies for managing the risks of seeking social support. In S. Duck (Ed.), Personal relationships and social support (pp. 104-121). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Baxter, L. A., & Goldsmith, D. (1990). Cultural terms for communication events among some American high school adolescents. Western Journal of Speech Communication, 54, 377-394.

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