Psychosocial problem disclosure by primary care patients.

@article{Robinson1999PsychosocialPD,
  title={Psychosocial problem disclosure by primary care patients.},
  author={Janet W Robinson and Debra L. Roter},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={48 10},
  pages={1353-62}
}
The vast majority of psychologically distressed primary care patients present exclusively somatic concerns at the outsets of their visits. However, it is not known how often such patients subsequently disclose psychosocial problems to their primary care physicians (PCPs) and what variables predict such disclosures. Our objectives were to measure, among psychologically distressed primary care patients, the frequency of disclosure of psychosocial problems (disclosure), the effects of prior… CONTINUE READING