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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.

com·mu·ni·ca·tion

(kŏ-myū-ni-kā'shŭn),
1. An opening or connecting passage between two structures.
2. In anatomy, a joining or connecting, said of fibrous, solid structures, (for example, tendons and nerves). [anat. usage note Anastomosis is incorrectly used as a synonym.]
3. Information or ideas transmitted from one party to another.
[L. communicatio]

communication

(kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of communicating; transmission.
2.
a. The exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior.
b. Interpersonal rapport.
3. Biology The transfer of information from one molecule, cell, or organism to another, as by chemical or electrical signals or by behaviors.
4. Anatomy
a. An opening or connecting passage between two structures.
b. A joining or connecting of solid fibrous structures, such as tendons and nerves.

com·mu′ni·ca′tion·al adj.

communication

Medspeak-UK
The exchange of information between humans or automata, face to face or using paper or electronic media, which requires the use of a shared language and understanding or common ground.  

Vox populi
(1) The interchange of thoughts and ideas between 2 or more parties—e.g., speech, internet, telecommunication.
(2) The successful transmission of information by,,to or between people or groups through a common system of speech, writing, symbols, signs, behaviour, or signals.

com·mu·ni·ca·tion

(kŏ-myūn'i-kā'shŭn)
1. An opening or connecting passage between two structures.
2. anatomy a joining or connecting; said of fibrous, solid structures, e.g., tendons and nerves.
3. The exchange of information between individuals using symbol systems such as spoken language or writing but also including elements such as icons, gestures, tone of voice, and facial expression.

communication

the transmission of information from one individual to another of the same or different animal species, which receives and understands it. Any of the five senses can be used in communication. Many higher organisms use sound, but posturing in specific displays, e.g. courtship in birds and primates, and dancing in bees, plus touch and smell (see PHEROMONE are other important means of conveying information.

com·mu·ni·ca·tion

(kŏ-myūn'i-kā'shŭn)
1. An opening or connecting passage between two structures.
2. In anatomy, a joining or connecting, said of fibrous solid structures.

Patient discussion about communication

Q. what can a descrease in communication in an 8 year old be? I thought it was some kind of autism but been told it can't be. so what can it be?? I also think he is afraid to get fibromyalgia like his older sister, maybe that's what keeping him down?

A. decrease in communication can be from soooo many things. but you go straight through to the medical clinical solutions. you know, some 8 year olds stop talking with their parents because they are mad at them. so the question is - how long is it lasted? over 2 weeks? if so- it might be a good idea to take him to a children psychologist.

Q. What does an autism evaluation consist of? How long does it take? My two year old is getting evaluated for autism and I want to know what to expect. He is already in speech therapy. His speech therapist said she sees no signs of autism but I still want him tested just to be sure.

A. Hi Hun.. my twin son Thomas was 3 when he was taken to an assessment unit it was a 6 week look at him and how he was and acted, within a few sessions he was diagnosed with severe autism, he is nine now and still non verbal and still in nappies, i have to say autism isn't just about the lack of speech its a lot more than this, lack of eye contact , no interest in playing with other children head banging limited diet also can he a factor, Thomas had a speech therapist before he was assest at the “child development center” and even she said she thought he had autism but its not down to them they just pass on to the right people what she seen during the session, age two is very Young to be assest that is why (depending where your from) they like to leave it to three as speech is still developing.

Q. My brother-in-law named Jacob has bi-polar schizophrenia; please help us by giving some solution for this… My brother-in-law named Jacob has bi-polar schizophrenia; he is currently on his medication and takes them faithfully in a positive mood. We have a hard time communicating with each other and it's destroying our marriage, please help us by giving some solution for this…

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