Posts Tagged ‘21st Century Cures Act’

Communicating about Cancer: The Art of Self-Disclosure

Lisa Forster - Thursday, 27 July 2017 10:49

To self-disclose is to reveal something private about yourself to anyone person. Done well, self-disclosure can strengthen communication between people, especially those going through a difficult time together.

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Communicating about Cancer: The Art of Self-Disclosure

Lisa Forster - Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:41

Social media has added another layer of complexity to self-disclosure.

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Communicating about Cancer: The Art of Self-Disclosure

Lisa Forster - Wednesday, 12 July 2017 04:08

Disclosing information can help individuals feel understood and accepted, but can also be hurtful if the person listening is critical, minimizes, or magnifies what is said or withdraws.

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Communicating about Cancer: Building Blocks

Klein Buendel - Wednesday, 22 February 2017 08:43

Often, satisfying interpersonal communication is thought to be second nature, something that comes naturally to all people. After all, everyone is human and humans know how to speak to each other, right? It would be convenient to think in this way and approach sensitive topics with such a simple outlook. It is not the human condition to instantly understand how to breach sensitive topics like a cancer diagnosis.

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Communicating about Cancer: Basic Skills

Mary Buller - Tuesday, 7 February 2017 04:31

“Communication” is an all-too-common term in society. We talk about needing better communication at work or about how easy it is to talk to a certain friend. But what does it really mean to communicate? And is it possible to become a better communicator? The short answer is “yes.” We can always become better communicators. We can start by learning more about communication and by practicing some essential skills.

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