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Family Communication During Times of Stress.

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Matthews, D. Wayne.
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North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.
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Electronic Publication Number HE424A

Effective family communication is especially important during times of stress. This publication presents three important factors for families to consider when coping with stress including: understanding how individuals perceive and interpret stress, the availability and use of supports within the community, and the availability and use of personal and family resources. A practical application of the principles contained within this publication can contribute positively toward better communication, resulting in more effective management of stress and more satisfying family relationships.

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