Table of contents for Doctors talking with patients/patients talking with doctors : improving communication in medical visits / Debra L. Roter and Judith A. Hall.

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Doctors Talking With Patients/Patients Talking With Doctors:
Improving Communication in Medical Visits
Table of Contents
	Preface to the Second Edition 7
Part I. The Nature of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 15
 Chapter 1 The Significance of Talk 16
 Chapter 2 The Nature of the Doctor-Patient Relationship 46 
 Chapter 3 Thinking Critically and Creatively in the Conception, 
 Conduct, and Interpretation of Medical Communication 
 Research 71
 Chapter 4 The Influence of Patient Characteristics on
 Communication between the Doctor and the Patient 96
 Chapter 5 The Influence of Physician Characteristics on
 Communication between the Doctor and the Patient 125
 Chapter 6 The Influence of Physician Gender on Communication: Why 
 Physician Gender (Especially) Matters in Communication 154
Part II. What Usually Happens in Medical Visits 172
 Chapter 7 Anatomy of the Medical Visit 173
 Chapter 8 Giving and Withholding Information: The Special
 Case of Informative Talk in the Medical Visit 199
Part III. Prospects for Improved Talk 220
 Chapter 9 Consequences of Talk: The Relationship of Talk
 to Outcomes 221
 Chapter 10 Improving Talk through Interventions	 259
Endnote 285 
References 	 288
Table 2.1 Types of Doctor-Patient Relationships 70
Table 7.1 Specific Variables Included in Physician Categories 194
Table 7.2 Specific Variables Included in Patient Categories 196
Table 7.3 Profile of Physician Interaction 197
Table 7.4 Profile of Patient Interaction 198
Table 19.1 Patients' Satisfaction With Care: Sample Items 254
Table 19.2 Medication Checklist 257
Table 10.1 A Patient's Guide to Asking Questions 279
Table 10.2 Critical Communication Skills for the Physician 282
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Physician and patient.
Communication in medicine.
Office Visits.
Physician-Patient Relations.