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(p. 129) Module 6: Communication Tools 

(p. 129) Module 6: Communication Tools
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(p. 129) Module 6: Communication Tools
Author(s):

Larry W. Thompson

, Leah Dick-Siskin

, David W. Coon

, David V. Powers

, and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780195383706.003.0006
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date: 26 January 2021

This chapter discusses communication tools to help with CBT for late-life depression, including the communication continuum (passive, aggressive, and effective/assertive communication styles), effective communication in conflicted situations, role playing activities, and techniques to improve interpersonal effectiveness, such as ‘I’ statements, compromise, repetition, and techniques for developing new relationships.

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