Flashcard 13 - Psychosocial Integrity Flashcard Set for the NCLEX-RN Exam

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The correct answer is:

therapeutic communication


Explanation:

Therapeutic communication is vital to the healing process. In addition to verbal communication, it also includes non-verbal body language as well. Therapeutic communication allows a nurse to listen to and better understand the patient, while giving an opportunity for clarification and insight during the course of care.

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