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Communicating about Cancer: Conflict Management (3 of 4)

Sophia Strickfaden - Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:43

Stress, worry, and anxiety are common in a cancer journey. Sometimes they are the result of unresolved conflict.


Communicating about Cancer: Managing Emotions (3 of 3)

Sophia Strickfaden - Friday, 22 September 2017 10:30

Expressing the emotion of gratitude can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. It can enrich relationships and even help to reduce stress and anxiety related to a cancer journey.


Communicating about Cancer: Building Trust

Sophia Strickfaden - Wednesday, 7 June 2017 02:08

Trust is earned and built up over time. It comes from being straightforward, responsible, consistent and reliable.


Communicating about Cancer: Reciprocal Respect

Sophia Strickfaden - Friday, 7 April 2017 12:05

Respect is a fundamental aspect of intimate relationships and influences how individuals relate to each other and how satisfied they are with the relationship. Communication can be improved by learning strategies for developing respectful conversational skills.


Collaborator Spotlight: Dr. Robert Saltz

Sophia Strickfaden - Friday, 21 October 2016 10:33

Robert (Bob) Saltz, Ph.D. is a Senior Research Scientist at the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) in Berkeley, California.