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ERIC Number: EJ533910
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0882-4096
Measuring Patients' Communication Apprehension about Interacting with Physicians: Instrument Development.
Ayres, Joe; And Others
Communication Research Reports, v13 n1 p86-93 Spr 1996
States that the purpose of two studies was to develop an instrument to measure patients' perceived communication apprehension in patient/physician interactions. Describes how, in the first study, the five-item Patients' Report of Communication Apprehension with Physicians (PRCAP) was developed. Examines the validity of the new test instrument. Finds the PRCAP is reliable and valid. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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