blocked communication

blocked communication

a situation in which communication with a patient is made difficult because of incongruent verbal and nonverbal messages and messages that contain discrepancies and inconsistencies. To clarify blocked communication, therapists may record meetings with patients on videotapes that can be studied for eye contact and other clues to the patient's thinking processes. See also blocking.
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Pakistani hackers tapped into the frequency on which pilots of Indian carriers landing into airports close to the LoC - Jammu and Thoise Air Force base - operate and blocked communication.
Extremely gusty winds, heavy rain, not only destroyed the power transmission lines, blocked communication links and also uprooted trees and knocking down huge billboards in district Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur and Karakoram Highway (KKH).
Dutch-born Neelie Kroes, EC vice-president who is also in charge of Europe s digital agenda, said the firewall was a trade barrier as long as it blocked communication for Internet users, preventing the free flow of information.
Officials blocked communication in the capital, closing down Iran's main cellular phone network, SMS mobile phone messaging services and blocking several reformist websites and social networking site Facebook.
Derrida and Foucault were postmodernists who believed that language blocked communication, history was propaganda, facts were phoney and truth was a lie.
The phantom phone-booth voice, plus use of metaphor for characters' loneliness and blocked communication, never transcend the schematic.
Specifically, for a wireless technology to be reliable in industrial applications it must: function in harsh industrial environments with unpredictable EMI, RF fading, and multi-path interference; co-exist in the field with other wireless devices such as Wi-Fi, RFID, walkie-talkies, instant connect phones, pagers, cell phones, remote controls, and other wireless data networks; and survive single-point failures or blocked communication paths without impacting end-to-end performance.
Most of Albahari's grim, laconic stories concern precisely that alteration, the cumulative effect of isolation, blocked communication, and encroaching meaninglessness, usually but not exclusively motivated by the rupture of immigration.
Technology replaced layers of middle management that frequently blocked communication.
They tended to their tidying routine, and then there ensued several minutes of blocked communication between the nurses and me.
She again claimed the blocked Communications Data bill is needed to protect the public and save lives.