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The Patient pp 25-38 | Cite as

Expectations in the Consulting Room

  • Hoyle Leigh
  • Morton F. Reiser

Keywords

Medical Context Collectivity Orientation Consult Room Sick Role Affective Neutrality 
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References

Recommended Reading

  1. Freidson E: Profession of Medicine: A Study of the Sociology of Applied Knowledge. New York, Dodd Mead & Co., 1970, Chapts 10 (Illness as social deviance) and 11 (The professional construction of illness).Google Scholar
  2. Parsons T: The Social System. New York, The Free Press, 1951, Chap X (Social structure and dynamic process: The case of modern medical practice), pp 428–479. A lucid discussion of the “doctor role” with elaboration on the five expectations. Discussion also of the sick role. A must reading.Google Scholar
  3. Waitzkin H, Stoeckle JD: The communication of information about illness, in Lipowski ZJ (ed): Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine. Vol. 8: Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Illness. Basel, Karger, 1972, pp 180–215. A good discussion concerning the communication of information about illness to patients. A review article.Google Scholar

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© Hoyle Leigh and Morton F. Reiser 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoyle Leigh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Morton F. Reiser
    • 3
  1. 1.Yale University School of MedicineYale-New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison and Outpatient ServicesYale-New Haven HospitalNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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