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ERIC Number: EJ627671
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8449
Urban Female Teenagers' Perceptions of Medical Communication.
Clowers, Marsha
Adolescence, v35 n139 p570-85 Fall 2000
Examines urban female teenagers' (N=185) best and worst encounters with physicians. Results show a preference for physicians who comfort, use humor, are understanding, and explain procedures. Physicians who rush, behave rudely, or are "too personal" were viewed negatively. Concludes that relational communication skill development must be a priority of educators and service providers. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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