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“Enough about Me, Let’s Get Back to You”: Physician Self-disclosure during Primary Care Encounters
FMCH Publications and Presentations (2008)
  • Diane S. Morse, University of Rochester
  • Susan H. McDaniel, University of Rochester
  • Lucy M. Candib, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Mary Catherine Beach, Johns Hopkins University
Abstract

Although the medical profession frowns on physicians who tell patients about their own health problems (self-disclosure), the practice is probably common. The authors use simulated dialogue and draw on theory and evidence to discuss the effectiveness of physician self-disclosure and offer recommendations for improving or replacing self-disclosure.

Publication Date
December 2, 2008
Citation Information
Diane S. Morse, Susan H. McDaniel, Lucy M. Candib and Mary Catherine Beach. "“Enough about Me, Let’s Get Back to You”: Physician Self-disclosure during Primary Care Encounters" FMCH Publications and Presentations (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lucy_candib/38/