Byrne and Long: a classification for rating the interview style of doctors.

@article{Buijs1984ByrneAL,
  title={Byrne and Long: a classification for rating the interview style of doctors.},
  author={Ruud Marinus Buijs and Emmy M Sluijs and Peter F Verhaak},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={683-90}
}
In order to assess the doctor's verbal behaviour in the consultation, a classification instrument is needed that will enable us to summarize the doctor's interview style. Such an instrument, developed by Byrne and Long, is evaluated in this study. After presenting the procedure as it has been worked out by Byrne and Long, some points of criticism are formulated. On account of our criticism, some changes have been introduced into the instrument. To test the relevance and reliability of the… CONTINUE READING

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