A client tells the care provider that he feels his depression is improving. The client has a flat affect and a

monotone voice, has not combed his hair or shaved in a

week, and has not participated in his group therapy sessions for 2 weeks. What is the most accurate interpretation of this situation?

1. The client’s true feelings of improvement in his depression were shared in his verbal communication.

2. The client’s nonverbal communication indicates that

there is no improvement in his depression.

3. The client’s verbal communication and nonverbal

communication convey the same message.

4. Verbal communication i