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ERIC Number: EJ626177
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0363-7751
A Test of a Cultural Model of Patients' Motivation for Verbal Communication in Patient-Doctor Interactions.
Kim, Min-Sun; Klingle, Renee Storm; Sharkey, William F.; Park, Hee Sun; Smith, David H.; Cai, Deborah
Communication Monographs, v67 n3 p262-83 Sep 2000
Tests the effects of patients' culture and cultural orientations on assertiveness and communication apprehension during medical interviews. Suggests that the greater the patient's construal-of-self as interdependent, the more negative her/his beliefs regarding patient participation, which, in turn, leads to a higher degree of communication avoidance and apprehension during medical interviews. Discusses implications of the model for theory and practice. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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