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Unformatted text preview: Self-Disclosure- revealing personal information to others who are unlikely to find out any other way Self-Disclosure: Johari Window Figure 9.2 Known to Self vs. Unknown to self Known to Others vs. Known to others Open-Known to self, known to others Blind- Unknown to self, known to others Hidden- Known to self, unknown to others Unknown- Unknown to self, unknown to others Uncertainty Reduction Theory Very high during initial encounters We Find uncertainty uncomfortable Indirect and direct strategies to reduce it Self-disclosure We hope others reciprocate Communication with Society Race Gender Sexual Orientation Socioeconomic level-not just about money Guidelines Reflect cortically on social perspectives Commit to personal growth-Set realistic Goals-Assess Yourself Fairly-Self-Disclose Appropriately Create a supportive context for the change you seek...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course COM 134 taught by Professor Frymier during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.
- Fall '08