Qualitative study of Nocebo Phenomenon (NP) involved in doctor-patient communication.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Doctor-patient communication has far reaching influences on the overall well-being of the patients. Words are powerful tools in the doctor's armamentarium, having both healing as well as harming effects. Doctors need to be conscious about the choice of their words. This study aimed to determine the frequency and pattern of Nocebo Phenomenon (NP… (More)
DOI: 10.15171/ijhpm.2014.54

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