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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Altruism by Dr Howard Ryland


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