Medical students' attitudes towards breaking bad news: an empirical test of the World Health Organization model.

@article{Valck2001MedicalSA,
  title={Medical students' attitudes towards breaking bad news: an empirical test of the World Health Organization model.},
  author={Christine De Valck and Jozien M. Bensing and Ramon J. Bruynooghe},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={398-409}
}
The literature regarding breaking bad news distinguishes three disclosure models: non-disclosure, full-disclosure and individualized disclosure. In this study, we investigated the relations between attitudes regarding disclosure of bad news and global professional attitudes regarding medical care in a sample of medical students (n=88). The Attitudes towards Breaking Bad News Questionnaire was developed and factor analysed to provide a valid and reliable instrument to measure attitudes regarding… CONTINUE READING

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