A social psychologist discusses the appeal of a doctor who "gets it" and "gets you."
This time last year, I couldn't get out of bed for more than an hour.
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Patients value empathy in the exam room. Doctors think they display a lot of it. Patients feel otherwise.
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Most of us google symptoms. We shouldn't feel the need to hide our internet research in the exam room.
You left a voicemail yesterday and nada. What's your next move?
The concept of "patient flourishing" made me rethink my mom's battle with opioids.
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