nonverbal communication


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communication

 [kŏ-mu″nĭ-ka´shun]
the sending of information from one place or individual to another.
communication disorders mental disorders characterized by difficulties in speech or language severe enough to be a problem academically, occupationally, or socially; one such is stuttering.
impaired verbal communication a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as decreased, delayed, or absent ability of an individual to receive, process, transmit, or use a system of symbols.
nonverbal communication the transmission of a message without the use of words.
communication (omaha) in the omaha system, the exchange of verbal or nonverbal information.

nonverbal communication

[-vur′bəl]
the transmission of a message without the use of words. It may involve any or all of the five senses. See also body language.

nonverbal communication

'Body language', see there.

aug·men·ta·tive and al·ter·na·tive com·mun·i·ca·tion

(AAC) (awg-men'tă-tiv awl-tĕr'nă-tiv kă-myūn'i-kā'shŭn)
1. Any type of compensation for impaired use of verbal language, including techniques such as gesture systems and devices such as voice amplifiers, picture boards, and computerized instrumentation;
See also: communication board
2. The clinical practice of determining appropriate compensatory techniques for inadequate verbal communication and providing training in the use of those techniques.
Synonym(s): nonoral communication, nonverbal communication.
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On the importance of nonverbal communication in the physician-patient interaction.
When applying the principles of immediacy, both verbal and nonverbal communication behaviors can be combined.
How and when these nonverbal communications are used can make or break a case.
Summary nonverbal communication is made by three steps (Fig.
Already, in modern textbooks and manuals for teachers are included issues for the development of nonverbal communication skills.
the nonverbal communication is used more than the verbal communication by the hammer throwers and their coaches, during training and competitions.
Nonverbal communication cues can affect the conversation in five ways; some are positive and others are negative.
Chapter two outlines communication guidelines and strategies, from nonverbal communication to telephone reference guidelines.
Organized into three main sections, 'The Basics of Interpersonal Communication' begins with an historical overview of the subject, the development of 'self' and of individual difference, verbal and nonverbal communication, perception and listening as communication components.
Children whose hearing is impaired at birth, during infancy or in early childhood often have problems with verbal and nonverbal communication and social skills, face increased behavioral problems and may even have lower academic achievement when compared with children with normal hearing.
Children whose hearing is impaired at birth, during infancy, or in early childhood can have problems with verbal and nonverbal communication and social skills, increased behavioral problems, and lower academic achievement, compared with children who have normal hearing, according to the task force.
In a recent study titled Nonverbal Communication in One-to-One Music Performance Instruction, (1) Wen Kurkul explored several facets of the nonverbal communication that take place in the private lesson.