The Therapeutic Relationship in Complementary Health Care / Edition 1

The Therapeutic Relationship in Complementary Health Care / Edition 1

by Annie Mitchell, Mitchell, Margaret A. Cormack, Maggie Cormack
     
 

Research-based and clinically relevant, this patient centered text explores the crucial role of "non-specific" aspects of treatment: trust, care, positive expectations and understanding in the healing process. Explores how the important relationship between patient and therapist provides the context for healing through research evidence from placebo studies,

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Overview

Research-based and clinically relevant, this patient centered text explores the crucial role of "non-specific" aspects of treatment: trust, care, positive expectations and understanding in the healing process. Explores how the important relationship between patient and therapist provides the context for healing through research evidence from placebo studies, psychotherapy outcome studies, and studies of doctor/patient communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443053191
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/16/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
0.43(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Promoting Self-Healing Through the Therapeutic Relationship. The Nature of Health and Illness. Towards a Model of Treatment in Health Care. What Do Patients Want?. Communication and Illness: the Meaning of Illness for Patients. What Makes Change Happen in Treatment?. Power in Treatment. The Process of Treatment. The Health of the Practitioner/ Conclusion: Centrality of the Therapeutic Relationship.

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