TITLE

What we talk about when we talk about depression: doctor-patient conversations and treatment decision outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
Karasz, Alison; Dowrick, Christopher; Byng, Richard; Buszewicz, Marta; Ferri, Lucia; Olde Hartman, Tim C.; van Dulmen, Sandra; van Weel-Baumgarten, Evelyn; Reeve, Joanne
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Jan2012, Vol. 62 Issue 594, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines doctor-patient conversations to understand how doctors and patient negotiate on distress and depression models in the treatment of depression. It states that thirty consultation on depression or distress were analyzed in the using micro-analytic approach, a coding scheme, and narrative analysis. The result suggest that the patient's conceptual models of depression and treatment preference play an important role in the physician's decision making.
ACCESSION #
70318610

 

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