Addressing Communication and Rumination in Physician/Patient Interactions: Implications for Treatment Compliance
Received Date: Dec 04, 2018 / Accepted Date: Mar 12, 2019 / Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
Effective communication between physicians and patients is vital and necessary for proper medical care. The problem is that there are times in which misunderstandings can take place. Because of the nature of medical care and conditions, the effects of miscommunication can have devastating effects especially for those who have co-occurring medical conditions and mental health disorders such as depression. Thus, the article outlines the following: How to apply empathic interventions to build therapeutic rapport, identify rumination in communication with patients and manage rumination by promoting psychological flexibility.
Keywords: Therapeutic rapport; Empathy; Rumination; Physician
Citation: Dell’Aquila R (2019) Addressing Communication and Rumination in Physician/Patient Interactions: Implications for Treatment Compliance. J Pat Care 5: 145. Doi: 10.4172/2573-4598.1000145
Copyright: © 2019 Dell’Aquila R. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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