Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies, and Paradoxes / Edition 1

Pragmatics of Human Communication: A Study of Interactional Patterns, Pathologies, and Paradoxes / Edition 1

by Paul Watzlawick, Janet Beavin Bavelas, Don D. Jackson
     
 

In this study of pragmatic (behavioral) effects of human communication, disturbed behavior is seen as a communicative reaction to a particular situation rather than evidence of the disease of an individual mind.See more details below

Overview

In this study of pragmatic (behavioral) effects of human communication, disturbed behavior is seen as a communicative reaction to a particular situation rather than evidence of the disease of an individual mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393010091
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1967
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Watzlawick was an associate at the Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto, and clinical professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Stanford University Medical Center. An internationally known psychologist, Watzlawick died in 2007.

Janet Beavin Bavelas is a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Victoria.

The late Don D. Jackson was a founder and director of the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto, California, and associate professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was coauthor, with Paul Wazlawick and Janet Beavin Bavelas, of Pragmatics of Human Communication.

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