Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals

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February 23, 2010


Mixed media product, 368 pages


0073402087 / 9780073402086


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Main description

Interpersonal Skills and Health Professional Issues, third edition, prepares students for effective communication in a health professional role. The text provides the skills and strategies needed for health professionals to engage and better motivate patients. The text offers an ideal model for nonverbal communication and emphasizes how to read the "unspoken message". Interpersonal Skills and Health Professional Issues is unique in its comprehensiveness, covering the communications and emotional experiences of the patient world and a framework for multicultural understanding. Case studies and exercises enhance the textbook experience, providing readers with a deeper understanding of how to reach patients and their families.

Table of contents

About the Authors Foreword Brief Content Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgements PART 1Foundations of Counseling and Communication Chapter 1Body Language and Nonverbal Communication Chapter 2Basics Skills in Verbal Communication PART 2Foundations for Understanding Human Behavior Chapter 3Basic Psychology Chapter 4 Mental Health and Adaptive Disorders Chapter 5 Death and Dying Chapter 6 Developmental: Early Childhood and Adolescence Chapter 7 Developmental Issues: Senescence Chapter 8 Addiction Chapter 9 The Role of Counseling in Prevention PART 3Issues for Health Professionals Chapter 10Interdisciplinary Communication Chapter 11Professional Ethics Chapter 12Abuse and Discrimination Chapter 13Legal Concerns Chapter 14Multicultural Health Issues Glossary Index

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