6. People Do Not Always Speak the Same Language Even When They Speak the Same Language

  1. Trisha Dunning AM RN, MEd, PhD, CDE, FRCNA Professor
  1. Trisha Dunning AM

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702666.ch6

Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education

How to Cite

Dunning AM, T. (2012) People Do Not Always Speak the Same Language Even When They Speak the Same Language, in Diabetes Education (ed T. Dunning AM), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702666.ch6

Author Information

  1. Deakin University and Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656051

Online ISBN: 9781118702666

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Keywords:

  • Body language;
  • Culture;
  • Diabetes care;
  • Education materials;
  • Exchanging information;
  • Language and attitude change;
  • Narrative medicine;
  • Paralingual sounds and gestures;
  • Reading fiction;
  • Words, spoken and written

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What is Language?

  • Components of Language

  • Learning a Language

  • The Power of Language

  • Body Language

  • Culture

  • Exchanging Information: A Complex Process

  • Language and Attitude Change

  • 'Voices'

  • Narrative Medicine

  • The Value of Reading Fiction

  • Using Writing in Diabetes Care

  • Education Materials

  • Winnie the Pooh has the Last Word

  • References