ERIC Number: EJ626133
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
The Effects of Communication Skills Training on Patients' Participation during Medical Interviews.
Cegala, Donald J.; McClure, Leola; Marinelli, Terese M.; Post, Douglas M.
Patient Education and Counseling, v41 n2 p209-22 Sep 2000
Tests the effectiveness of a training booklet designed to enhance patients' communication skills in information exchange. Results indicate that trained patients engaged in more effective and efficient information seeking, provided physicians with more detailed information about their medical condition, and used more summarizing utterances to verify information they received from physicians. (Contains 55 references and 6 tables.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A