Therapeutic and non-therapeutic interpersonal interactions: the patient's perspective.

  title={Therapeutic and non-therapeutic interpersonal interactions: the patient's perspective.},
  author={Anne M Williams and Vera F Irurita},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={13 7},
BACKGROUND This research arose from a concern that the recovery of patients was being hindered by a lack of understanding and emphasis on psychosocial care during hospitalization. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This paper describes some of the findings from a study that was undertaken to explore and describe, from the perspective of hospitalized patients in Western Australia, the perceived therapeutic effect of interpersonal interactions that were experienced during hospitalization. DESIGN Grounded… CONTINUE READING

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