Doctor-patient communication: a review of the literature.

  title={Doctor-patient communication: a review of the literature.},
  author={L. M. Ong and J. de Haes and A. Hoos and F. Lammes},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={40 7},
  • L. M. Ong, J. de Haes, +1 author F. Lammes
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • Communication can be seen as the main ingredient in medical care. [...] Key Result Several communicative behaviors that occur in consultations are discussed: instrumental (cure oriented) vs affective (care oriented) behavior, verbal vs non-verbal behavior, privacy behavior, high vs low controlling behavior, and medical vs everyday language vocabularies.Expand Abstract
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