All of the following are forms of nonverbal communication EXCEPT:
a. Words spoken.
People trying to be "good patients" often rely on _______________________
signs rather than ask questions.
Mrs. Johnson's physical therapist is helping Mrs. Johnson with her exercises and
asks her if she is experiencing any discomfort. Mrs. Johnson says that she is fine,
but the therapist notices that her teeth are clenched and her voice is quivering.
The therapist should:
a. Consider the possibility that she is experiencing some pain.
b. Take her at her word and assume that she is not in pain.
Tell her that he questions her honesty.
d. Continue with the exercises until she tells him she is in pain.
As a health care provider, you must be sure your nonverbal behavior is consistent
with your _____________________________.
Although nonverbal communication can be very revealing, it can also be easily
The same nonverbal act can have different meanings, depending on a person's
cultural, religious, or family ________________________________.
It is important to remember that nonverbal messages are clues to a person's
feelings, not _____________________________.