Self-Disclosure: Theory, Research, and Therapy by Valerian J. Derlaga, John H. Berg

By Valerian J. Derlaga, John H. Berg

Decisions approximately self-disclosure-whether to bare one's techniques, believe­ ings, or earlier reviews to a different individual, or the extent of intimacy of such disclosure-are a part of the standard lifetime of such a lot individuals. the character of the choices individual makes may have an impression on his or her existence. they'll ascertain the types of relationships the individual has with others; how others understand her or him; and the measure of self­ wisdom and understanding that the individual possesses. The examine of self-disclosure has experts from many disciplines, together with character and social psychologists, medical and counseling psychologists, and communications researchers. Our publication brings jointly the paintings of specialists from those a variety of disciplines with the desire that wisdom approximately paintings being performed on self-disclosure in comparable disciplines could be elevated. a robust emphasis in all of the chapters is speculation improvement and the combination of rules approximately self-disclosure. The book's chapters discover 3 significant parts, together with the interrelationship of self-disclosure and character in addition to the function of self-disclosure within the improvement, upkeep, and deterioration of non-public relationships, and the con­ tribution of self-disclosure to psychotherapy, marital remedy, and counseling.

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Since these early clinicopathological observations, researchers have firmly established the relative superiority of the left cerebral hemisphere for speech and language-related activities. For most right-handed people and the majority of left-handed individuals, disturbances in various regions of the left hemisphere result in language disorders involving the perception of verbal sensory stimuli, the integration of these stimuli with prior knowledge, and the activation of verbal response mechanisms (Benson & Geschwind, 1972).

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