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Missing the meaning and provoking resistance; a case of myalgic encephalomyelitis.

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BACKGROUND: The interaction between a clinician and a patient who put his problems down to myalgic encephalomyelitis is described. Despite attempting a patient-centred approach, the doctor acted on his own understanding of the meaning of this diagnosis without gaining proper insight into what it meant for the patient. This failure not only led to damaged rapport, it may have contributed to delayed recovery. OBJECTIVES: The unsatisfactory nature of this encounter led the clinician to consider ...

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10.1093/fampra/13.1.106

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Family practice More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
106-109
Publication date:
1996-02-01
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EISSN:
1460-2229
ISSN:
0263-2136
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:430964
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uuid:677df28f-4b68-4b4e-b159-cfe7a19566a4
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pubs:430964
Source identifiers:
430964
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2013-11-16

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