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ERIC Number: EJ144981
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Publication Date: 1976
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The Mystification of Meaning: Doctor-Patient Encounters
Barnlund, Dean C.
Journal of Medical Education, 51, 9, 716-25, Sep 76
The symbolic and communicative aspects of illness and treatment are examined. A number of factors that complicate interpersonal communication are identified and found to exist in their most extreme form in medical settings. Suggestions are offered to help physicians become more sensitive to the symbolic aspects of illness. (Editor/LBH)
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