Relational Dialectical Theory

Relational Dialectical Theory - Inclusion and Seclusion...

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March 3, 2008 Relational Dialectical Theory Dialectical Tension - a tension between two opposing notions Three Dialectics that all relationships have: Integration/Separati on Stability/Change Expression/Privacy Internal Form Connection and Autonomy Predictability and Novelty Openness and Closeness External Form
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Unformatted text preview: Inclusion and Seclusion Conventionality and Uniqueness Revelation and Concealment Assumptions of RDT: 1. We feel uncertainty because we cannot predict nor understand/explain them 2. We become aversive in order to reduce the uncertainty 3. We reduce uncertainty by using communication...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COM 111 taught by Professor Hallsten during the Spring '08 term at Illinois State.

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