The effect of clinician-patient alliance and communication on treatment adherence in mental health care: a systematic review


BACKGROUND Nonadherence to mental health treatment incurs clinical and economic burdens. The clinician-patient alliance, negotiated through clinical interaction, presents a critical intervention point. Recent medical reviews of communication and adherence behaviour exclude studies with psychiatric samples. The following examines the impact of clinician… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-244X-12-87

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