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Does training increase the use of more emotionally laden words by nurses when talking with cancer patients? A randomised study
This study shows that health care professionals empathy may be improved by communication skills training workshop and that this improvement facilitates cancer patients emotions expression. Expand
Force and Influence in Content Analysis: The Production of New Social Knowledge
We examine the two traditions of content analysis: the first in which one substitutes words of a text with categories, and the second in which one looks for clusters of words that may refer to aExpand
What the Words of War Can Tell Us About the Risk of War
McClelland (1975) argued that reform movements have the unintended result of creating an action orientation that makes war possible. The use of one's own accumulated power to save the others is oftenExpand
Pynchon, postmodernism and quantification: an empirical content analysis of Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow (1973) has been received as a canonical instance of postmodernism. The novel appears to subvert traditional definitions of plot and characterization, yet theExpand
The Words that Predict the Outbreak of Wars
McClelland has shown how passionate reformist zeal for social justice is often the link between an “imperial motivation pattern” (i.e., high need for power and low need for affiliation) andExpand
Words of Swords in the Caucasus: About a Leading Indicator of Conflicts
A modest and rational way of getting communication intelligence is to analyze speeches of political leaders. This study's interest is in the communications that precede conflicts—in this case, theExpand
Deaf sentences1 over Ukraine: Mysticism versus ethics
  • R. Hogenraad
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Digit. Scholarsh. Humanit.
  • 1 December 2016
The verbal code of President Putin and NATO Secretary-General Rasmussen during the Ukrainian crisis is unlocked using a fragment of Martindale’s creativity model, and higher scores of metaphoric thought in Putin contrasts with lower scores in NATO. Expand