Therapeutic Communications for Health Care

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Author: Carol D. Tamparo; Wilburta (Billie) Q. Lindh
Edition: 003
Product Type: Book w/Multimedia (CD, DVD or Electronic)
ISBN 13: 9781418032647
ISBN 10: 1418032646
Copyright: 2008

Price: $189.95

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This is your comprehensive guide for the most important component of the relationship between caregiver and patient: communication. Successful communication with patients can decrease patient anxiety, increase patient compliance, and result in a positive experience for all involved. This book focuses on the therapeutic response to specific situations and client needs, with examples of both good and bad communication to help you communicate therapeutically and effectively in diverse health care settings.


  • Chapter content has been reorganized to flow from basic to more complex concepts and applications
  • Chapter on Multicultural Therapeutic Communication discusses different cultural responses to care
  • New content on substance abuse as well as acute, chronic, and life-altering illnesses
  • Chapter opening case studies provide a real-world context for each chapter
  • Icons highlight important Legal, Growth and Development, and Self-Awareness concepts
  • StudyWare CD-ROM features self-test quizzes with immediate feedback for each chapter, and unique case studies with video clips to help you practice what you learn

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