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Try this new technique when talking to vaccine skeptics

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Try this new technique when talking to vaccine skeptics

"When we hear skepticism, our first instinct may be to end the conversation. After all, why spend our time trying to convince someone who has made up their mind? Our…
September 22, 2021

Try this new technique when talking to vaccine skeptics

“When we hear skepticism, our first instinct may be to end the conversation. After all, why spend our time trying to convince someone who has made up their mind? Our second instinct may be to counter the person’s position without pausing to hear more about their perspective. Unfortunately, trying to force someone into getting the vaccine often results in defensiveness and anger.”

Alicia DiGiammarino is a health educator.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Try this new technique when talking to vaccine skeptics.” (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/08/try-this-new-technique-when-talking-to-vaccine-skeptics.html)

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