Doctors Talking With Patients/Patients Talking With Doctors / Edition 2

Doctors Talking With Patients/Patients Talking With Doctors / Edition 2

by Debra Roter, Judith A. Hall, Judith A. Hall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0275990176

ISBN-13: 9780275990176

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The verbal and nonverbal exchanges that take place between doctor and patient affect both participants, and can result in a range of positive or negative psychological reactions-including comfort, alarm, irritation, or resolve. This updated edition of a widely popular book sets out specific principles and recommendations for improving doctor-patient communications.

Overview

The verbal and nonverbal exchanges that take place between doctor and patient affect both participants, and can result in a range of positive or negative psychological reactions-including comfort, alarm, irritation, or resolve. This updated edition of a widely popular book sets out specific principles and recommendations for improving doctor-patient communications. It describes the process of communication, analyzes social and psychological factors that color doctor-patient exchanges, and details changes that can benefit both parties.

Medical visits are often less effective and satisfying than they would be if doctors and patients better understood the communication most needed for attainment of mutual health goals. The verbal and nonverbal exchanges that take place between doctor and patient affect both participants, and can result in a range of positive or negative psychological reactions-including comfort, alarm, irritation, or resolve. Talk, on both verbal and non-verbal levels, is shown by extensive research to have far-reaching impact.

This updated edition of a widely popular book helps us understand this vital issue, and facilitate communications that will mean more effective medical care and happier, healthier consumers. Roter and Hall set out specific principles and recommendations for improving doctor-patient relationships. They describe the process of communication, analyze social and psychological factors that color doctor-patient exchanges, and detail changes that can benefit both parties. Here are needed encouragement and principles of action vital to doctors and patients alike. far-reaching impact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275990176
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

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