• Corpus ID: 43650849

Chapter 5 Breaking Bad News in the Provider-Recipient Context : Understanding the Hesitation to Share Bad News from the Sender ’ s Perspective

  title={Chapter 5 Breaking Bad News in the Provider-Recipient Context : Understanding the Hesitation to Share Bad News from the Sender ’ s Perspective},
  author={Jayson L. Dibble},
Arguably, information represents the most critical commodity in healthcare settings. Providers and recipients both require timely and accurate information to make the best decisions regarding the recipient’s care. Unfortunately, health outcomes are not always positive. Healthcare providers often find themselves in the position of having to share negative information with their recipients and their recipients’ families. Sharing negative information is commonly referred to as breaking bad news… 
Before Breaking Bad News: Relationships Among Topic, Reasons for Sharing, Messenger Concerns, and the Reluctance to Share the News
Messengers are reluctant to reveal bad news, and this reluctance can hamper effective communication. With this investigation, we explore linkages among the topic of the news, messengers’ reasons for
Breaking Good and Bad News: Face-Implicating Concerns as Mediating the Relationship Between News Valence and Hesitation to Share the News
Explanations for the hesitation to share bad news (i.e., the MUM effect) have emerged largely absent of an organizing theoretical framework. The current article aims to recast these explanations in
Sharing Good and Bad News with Friends and Strangers: Reasons for and Communication Behaviors Associated with the MUM Effect
People are reluctant to share bad news. Reasons include self-presentation and sensitivity to receiver emotionality. An experiment investigated these reasons during interactions between friends and
Can do and reason to: when are proactive employees willing to share negative information?
Purpose Information sharing is vital to organizational operations, yet employees are often reluctant to share negative information. This paper aims to gain insight into which employees will be


A Patient-centered Approach to Breaking Bad News: Communication Guidelines for Health Care Providers
This investigation underscores the importance of using effective communication strategies to achieve patient satisfaction and compliance by examining strategies physicians use to deliver bad news to patients.
Being the Best Bearer of Bad Tidings
Giving bad news is an unpleasant task, and the medical literature provides numerous guidelines for giving bad news well. However, what people mean by “giving bad news well” is less clear. What should
Breaking bad news.
Doctors can build on the following simple mnemonic, ABCDE, to provide hope and healing to patients receiving bad news: advance preparation, Advance preparation, and Building a therapeutic relationship.
Breaking bad news. A review of the literature.
The literature on breaking bad news is reviewed while highlighting its limitations and describing a theoretical model from which the bad news process can be understood and studied and it is suggested that the bad News process can been understood from the transactional approach to stress and coping.
SPIKES-A six-step protocol for delivering bad news: application to the patient with cancer.
Oncologists, oncology trainees, and medical students who have been taught the protocol have reported increased confidence in their ability to disclose unfavorable medical information to patients.
What Do We Know About Giving Bad News? A Review
General recommendations for giving bad news are described and different methods to teach these skills are discussed, which may help residents and students gain practical experience in this sensitive situation.
Breaking Good and Bad News: Direction of the MUM Effect and Senders’ Cognitive Representations of News Valence
Delayed responses to news valence, delay before response, and reluctance were linearly related to test score suggesting both eagerness to share good news and reluctance to share bad news.
Breaking bad news to cancer patients: survey and analysis
Purpose: To find out how patients perceived the disclosure of news about their cancer as regards the physician counselling and how they perceived the flow of information between hospital‐based and
Creating COMFORT: A Communication-based model for Breaking Bad News
This study builds upon existing protocols for breaking bad news (BBN), and offers an interaction-based approach to communicating comfort to patients and their families. The goal was to analyze