Doctor-Patient Relationship: Perspectives, Needs, and Communication

McLeod, Michael E.
May 1998
American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1998, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p676
Academic Journal
Deals with the factors that help improve doctor-patient relationship. Overview of the biopsychosocial model of illness that helps resolve differences in perspective between the patient and physician; Importance of emphasizing the needs and feelings of patients and physicians in medical education; Discussion of communication barriers.


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