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Relational dynamics, especially in the elderly population can influence many personal factors such as memory, thinking and communications. Being aware of these dynamics during an interview can greatly assist or hinder the investigative process. Based upon the research article how would you identify and evaluate the relational dependency. What interview technique would you employ to counter any negative dynamics that may hinder the communication process? Do you believe a structured interview or questionnaire would produce positive results? If so why?
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