TITLE

Being Frank

AUTHOR(S)
McSherry, James
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/25/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 2, p258
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a story told by a doctor about one of his patients. How the patient was always complaining about chest pain but had no cardiac problems; The doctor's diagnosis of anxiety; Evidence that the patient, who had immigrated from Europe, was sad and lonely; How, after urging from the doctor, the patient began socializing with other people; Discontinuation of the office visits by the patient after he became busy with friends and activities.
ACCESSION #
2731227

 

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