Consultations between patients with breast cancer and surgeons: a pathway from patient-centered communication to reduced hopelessness.

@article{Robinson2013ConsultationsBP,
  title={Consultations between patients with breast cancer and surgeons: a pathway from patient-centered communication to reduced hopelessness.},
  author={Jeffrey D. Robinson and Donald R Hoover and Maria K. Venetis and Thomas J Kearney and Richard L. Street},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={351-8}
}
PURPOSE Patient-centered communication (PCC) affects psychosocial health outcomes of patients. However, these effects are rarely direct, and our understanding of such effects are largely based on self-report (v observational) data. More information is needed on the pathways by which concrete PCC behaviors affect specific psychosocial outcomes in cancer care. We hypothesized that PCC behaviors increase the satisfaction of patients with surgeons, which, in turn, reduces the postconsultation… CONTINUE READING

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