Grief - consistently communicating in a appropriate...

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Grief : Intense sadness that follows a substantial loss _stays with us a long time Emotion Sharing_ talking about grief with experts or people who share the same pain *suppression of grief can lead to stress related disorders Supportive Communication: sharing messaged that express emotional support and that offer a person assistance. *Recipients often see supportive messages as unhelpful* Interpersonal Communication Competence:
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Unformatted text preview: consistently communicating in a appropriate effective and ethical fashion. Appropriateness : The degree to which communication matches situational, relational and cultural expectations regarding how people should communicate. Effectiveness: ability to use communication to accomplish interpersonal goals Ethics: communication decisions are driven by a set of standards regarding moral behavior....
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course COM 225 taught by Professor Morrison during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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