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UK study examines communication and end-of-life decisions

For many people, talking about end-of-life decisions can be very difficult. Although making choices about health care at the end of life is an important outcome of these conversations, recent research suggests that talking ...

Nov 24, 2014
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Female fertility affects men's linguistic choices

The likelihood that a man will match his language to that of a female conversation partner depends on how fertile she is, according to a study published Feb. 8 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.

Feb 08, 2012
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Right time for 'end-of-life' talk

The vast majority of patients with incurable lung or colorectal cancer talk with a physician about their options for care at the end of life, but often not until late in the course of their illness, according ...

Feb 09, 2012
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Conversation

Conversation is a form of interactive, spontaneous communication between two or more people who are following rules of etiquette.

Conversation analysis is a branch of sociology which studies the structure and organization of human interaction, with a more specific focus on conversational interaction.

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