self-disclosure


Also found in: Wikipedia.

self-disclosure

 [self″dis-klo´zhoor]
sharing personal feelings and information with others.

self-disclosure

the process by which one person lets his or her inner being, thoughts, and emotions be known to another. It is important for psychological growth in individual and group psychotherapy.
References in periodicals archive ?
These factors are: empathy, alliance, cohesion, goal consensus and collaboration, positive regard, congruence/genuineness, feedback, repair of alliance ruptures, self-disclosure, management of countertransference, and quality of relational interpretations.
Personal effectiveness of an individual is the combination of self-disclosure, openness to feedback and perceptiveness.
21st century EA professionals must develop a heightened awareness that the increasingly wired world around us will likely produce ethical dilemmas related to online realities such as greater transparency, increased self-disclosure and unavoidable multiple relationships.
Welker, with his adviser Rich Slatcher, had previously studied how self-disclosure increased closeness within couples.
While eschewing the promotion of the therapist sharing self-subjectivity with the patient, he acknowledges the inevitability of inadvertent self-disclosure, citing 911, as an example, when New York therapists and patients, shared a sense of vulnerability.
The Morgan Stanley and Ralph Lauren Corporation cases are two examples of the benefits of self-disclosure.
Quinn concluded: "Among boys of this age, friendship groups are characterised by lower levels of self-disclosure, acceptance and closeness than those for girls.
Chapter Five is called "Leftover Words," and includes eighteen topics of import for the would-be word-custodian, such as inclusive language and self-disclosure.
doctor-patient communication, self-disclosure of health-related information, social support and wellness) and (2) mediated approaches (e.
The respondent was permitted to check multiple reasons, and the next two reasons listed in the table also gained the allegiance of a clear majority of respondents who welcome disclosure: self-disclosure "helps one understand how the author sees the matter," and it "gives the discourse a more candid and open ethic.
With 76 trial court races on the ballot across the state (for county and circuit judges), voters can learn more about judicial candidates through The Florida Bar Judicial Candidate Voluntary Self-Disclosure Statement.