Overcoming Barriers To Communication Essay

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Register to read the introduction… Aggression is a behaviour that is unpleasant, frightening or intimidating. It takes a variety of forms and can be physical, mental or verbal. It can cause physical pain or emotional harm to those it is directed at. It is caused by a range of factors, such as substance misuse, mental health, a personality problem, fear or an attempt to dominate someone else. People who are aggressive towards other people are often bullies. Aggression is a form of communication ion that it communicates a person’s state of mind, such as annoyance. It is also a barrier to communication. Aggression is often emotion that is out of control and it can be destructive. When someone shouts at someone else, the other person can be afraid and will either shout back or shut the aggressive person out. If someone working in a health or social care setting is annoyed, frustrated or irritated the person they are providing a service for may feel dominated, threatened and unable to respond. This will lead to a poorer service being offered due to the breakdown in effective …show more content…
Mobile phones are generally affordable and available to the population as large, making them more accessible than computers and far more cost effective. They have many uses in health and social care. For example, they enable emergency response teams to coordinate their efforts, allow a surgical team to contact someone awaiting an organ transplant, gather and send information. They are especially important in health and social care in developing countries, where people may live several days walk from the nearest doctor. Telephone amplifiers are devices that amplify or make louder the ring tone of a phone so that people who are hard of hearing and maybe use a hearing aid can hear the phone more clearly. They also amplify the volume of the person speaking on the other end by up to 100%. Other devices on telephones include flashing lights so someone who is hard of hearing can see that the phone is …show more content…
They can do this by saying “s what you mean is..?”. Individuals adjust how they speak depending on who they are with and who is listening to them. Things that are said with a group of friends or at a family gathering might not be understood by others because they use different types of language in different situations. People even unconsciously change their use of dialect depending on who they are speaking to. A person’s accent or dialect may become more pronounced when they are speaking to someone from their family or from the area they grew up

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