Discuss the differences between verbal and nonverbal communication.

Chapter 9:

1-Discuss the differences between verbal and nonverbal communication.

2- Identify four techniques that can enhance communication, highlighting what makes them effective.

3- Relate problems that can arise when nurses are insensitive to cultural influences on patients’ communication styles.

 

Chapter 14.

1- Assess behaviors in a patient with depression in regard to each of the following areas: (a) affect, (b) thought processes, (c) feelings, (d) physical behavior, and (e) communication.

2- Formulate five nursing diagnoses for a patient with depression, and include outcome criteria.

3- Discuss the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for depressive disorders.