Interpersonal issues

by Dr Yamini Ram and reviewed by Dr Michelle Newberry

 

Learning outcomes:

 

By the end of the module, we hope that you will be able to:

 

  • define ‘person perception’

 

  • describe affiliation and other positive relationships

 

  • give an overview of attribution theory and the common errors in attribution

 

  • explain how people react in social interactions and why

 

  • define theory of mind and its importance in the development of mind and personality

 

  • discuss how interpersonal issues affect people with personality traits or disorder

 

  • outline the role of interpersonal communication in relationships

 

  • list the ways in which we can help patients with interpersonal issues in clinical management.

 

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If you like this module, you may also be interested in:

 

Aggression by Dr Leah Wooster

 

Altruism by Dr Howard Ryland

 

The development of temperament by Dr Xanthe Barkla

 

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