CMST 2010 Chapter 8 Terms

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  1. androgynous
    Having both masculine and feminine traits
  2. blind self
    In the Johari Window, te ane that includes informations others know about us that we are unaware of
  3. breadth
    A dimension of self-disclosure that indicates the number of topics discussed within a relationship
  4. catharsis
    A therapeutic release of tensions and negative emotion as a result of self-disclosing
  5. cyclic alternatiion
    A strategy for dealing with dialetic tension in a relationship that allows us to choose opposite poles of the diatectic at differnt times
  6. depth
    A dimension of self disclosure indicating how much detail we provide about a specific topic
  7. disqualifiying
    a strategy for coping with dialetic tensions in a relationship by exempting certain topics from discussion
  8. dyadic effect
    The tendency for us to return another's self-disclosure with one that matches it in level of intimacy
  9. hidden self
    In the Johari Window, the pane that includes the information about ourselves e are aware of but taht we have chosen not to disclose
  10. history
    Information that may sound personal to another person bout that is relatively easy for us to tell
  11. integration
    A strategy for dealing with the dialectic tension in a relationship that allows us to synthesize the opposites. Intergration can take three forms: neutralizing, disqualifying and reframing
  12. Johari Window
    A model used to understand the process of self disclosure consisting of a square with four panels that provides a pictorial representation of how "knownk" we are to ourselves and others
  13. neutralizing
    A strategy for coping with dialectic tensions in a relationship that allows us to strike a compromise between the two opposing poles of a dialectic
  14. open self
    In the Johari Window, the pane that includes all the information about us that we know and that we have shared witho thers through disclosures
  15. private information
    Assessments, both good and bad, taht we make about ourselves, incuding our personal values and our interests, fears, and concerns.
  16. public information
    Personal facts, usually socially approved chaacteristics, we make part of our public image
  17. reciprocity
    The tendency to respond in kind to another's self disclosure
  18. segmentation
    A strategy for dealing with dialectic tensions in a relationship that allows us to isolate seperate arenas such as work and home, for using each pole in the opposition
  19. selection
    A strategy for dealing with dialectic tension in a relationship that alows us to choose one of the oppoisite poles of a dialectic and ignore our need for the other
  20. self-disclosure
    Evaluative and descriptive information about the self, shared intentionally, that another would have trouble finding out without being told.
  21. social penetration model
    A model of self disclosure and relational development that illustrates how sharing increasingly more personal information intensifies a relationships intimacy level
  22. story
    Information we feel we are taking a risk telling another
  23. taboo topics
    issues that are out of bounds for discussion
  24. topical intimacy
    The level of intimacy inherent in a topic
  25. unknown self
    In the Johari Window, the pane that includes the infrormation that neither we nore others are aware of about ourselves

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