Interpersonal perception in the context of doctor-patient relationships: a dyadic analysis of doctor-patient communication.

Abstract

Doctor-patient communication is an interpersonal process and essential to relationship-centered care. However, in many studies, doctors and patients are studied as if living in separate worlds. This study assessed whether: 1) doctors' perception of their communication skills is congruent with their patients' perception; and 2) patients of a specific doctor… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.10.065

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