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ERIC Number: ED181522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: a social skills training program; facial kinesic correlates of terminal cancer patients; the relationships among indices of social cognition, motivation, and communicative performance; sex differences and status emergence in face-to-face interaction; psychological androgyny and individual differences in an inequitable exchange of self-disclosure; initial therapy sessions as negotiated reality; the communicative indicants of power, dominance, and submission; women's communicative behavior, adjustment, and role redefinition following divorce; interpersonal communication behaviors and self-actualizing values; self-disclosure sequencing patterns; responses of young children to nonverbal auditory cues in messages; communication accuracy in direction giving; a family communication program; and aspects of news deliveries in adult/adult and child/adult conversation. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Behavior Patterns, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Doctoral Dissertations, Group Dynamics, Interaction, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Nonverbal Communication, Program Descriptions, Research, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.