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Pertaining to relations and social exchanges between people.
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1. Of or relating to the interactions between individuals: interpersonal skills.
2. Existing or occurring between individuals: interpersonal communication or conflict.

in′ter·per′son·al·ly adv.
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Concerning the relations and interactions between persons.
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Years of experience as a nurse were another variable showing a statistically significant difference between the mean scores on total interpersonal sensitivity, interpersonal awareness, and timidity.
For example, individuals with symptoms of alexithymia have difficulties with the affective component of interpersonal relationships, resulting in maladaptive expression of anger (Berenbaum & Irvin, 1996) and anxiety (Karukivi, Hautala, Kaleva, Haapasalo-Pesu, Liuksila, Joukamaa, & Saarijarvi, 2010), which may lead to personal and therapeutic difficulties (Krystal, 1979 & Krystal, 1982-83).
In the process of using social contact of computer network to perform interpersonal communication, contact subject ignores grade, identity, status and gender difference, which shows equality feature (Halawah, 2006).
A demographic questionnaire, YSQ, the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) and the Interpersonal Style Scale (ISS) were administered in the study 227
Rosenberg and McCullough (1981) originally proposed three dimensions of the perception of interpersonal mattering: attention, importance, and dependence.
Hence, 23 items were transformed into five new variables titled: Interpersonal Communication (IPC), Electronic Media (EM), Outdoor Media (ODM), Print Media (PM) and Pol.
Hypothesis 1: We assume that there is a positive correlation between professional recognition and interpersonal skills.
Chapter 3, "Big Data, Little People," documents how machines overtake human interaction through a series of innovations that undermine the knowledge economy, how big data reduce the global millions of Internet users into "nudes" or little people, and how the reality erodes interpersonal relationships progressively.
Hypothesis 3: A farmer's perception of trust will positively moderate the relationship between his or her social network and interpersonal interactions.
For communication to serve its purpose, it must be effective and interpersonal. The foregoing shows that interpersonal communication is very essential in reference and information services for effective service delivery.
The researchers found that there was considerable variation among counties in mortality rates from alcohol use disorders, drug use disorders, self-harm, and interpersonal violence.
Diabetes distress (p =.000) emotional burden (p =.019) and interpersonal distress (p =.000) significantly predicted psychological distress among type 2 diabetic patients.

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