Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals by Cynthia AdamsTherapeutic Communication for Health Professionals by Cynthia Adams

Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals

byCynthia Adams, Peter H. Jones

Paperback | February 23, 2010

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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.
Title:Therapeutic Communication for Health ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:February 23, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073402087

ISBN - 13:9780073402086

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PART 1Foundations of Counseling and Communication

Chapter 1Body Language and Nonverbal Communication

Chapter 2Basics Skills in Verbal Communication

PART 2Foundations for Understanding HumanBehavior

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