Association of perceived physician communication style with patient satisfaction, distress, cancer-related self-efficacy, and perceived control over the disease

@article{Zachariae2003AssociationOP,
  title={Association of perceived physician communication style with patient satisfaction, distress, cancer-related self-efficacy, and perceived control over the disease},
  author={Robert Zachariae and Christina Gundgaard Pedersen and Anders Bonde Jensen and Eva Ehrnrooth and Philip Blach Rossen and Hans von der Maase},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={88},
  pages={658 - 665}
}
The aim of the study was to investigate the association of physician communication behaviours as perceived by the patient with patient reported satisfaction, distress, cancer-related self-efficacy, and perceived control over the disease in cancer patients. Questionnaires measuring distress, self-efficacy, and perceived control were completed prior to and after the consultation by 454 patients attending an oncology outpatient clinic. After the consultation, the patients also rated the physicians… CONTINUE READING
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