Posts Tagged ‘cancer communication’

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 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.

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Communicating about Cancer: Building Trust

Lisa Forster - Thursday, 1 June 2017 06:49

Relationships depend on cooperation to reach mutual goals. Cooperation is built on trust. Trust is built upon truthfulness, sincerity and reliability. It’s doing what you say you will and being consistent. 

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