Trust in the medical profession and patient attachment style.

@article{Klest2016TrustIT,
  title={Trust in the medical profession and patient attachment style.},
  author={Bridget Klest and Olivia Philippon},
  journal={Psychology, health & medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={
          863-70
        }
}
Attachment style is a person's approach to interpersonal relationships, which develops from early experiences with primary caregivers and can remain stable into adulthood. Depending on a person's attachment style, the amount of trust one has in others can vary when forming relationships, and trust is important in formation of the patient-physician relationship. The purpose of this study was to see if there is an association between attachment style and trust in physicians in general… CONTINUE READING
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