Patient preferences for medical doctors.

  title={Patient preferences for medical doctors.},
  author={Adrian Furnham and K V Petrides and Joanna Temple},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  volume={11 Pt 3},
A sample of 395 white, native English-speaking adults were asked to rate eight medical doctors (general practitioners (GPs) and consultants), representing all permutations of the following three attributes: age (<35 versus >50), training location (UK versus Asia) and gender. Approximately half the participants were allocated in a group with a condition involving an intimate type of health problem and the rest in a group with a non-intimate condition. Participants showed a preference for UK… CONTINUE READING