The Politics of Medical Encounters How Patients and Doctors Deal with Social Problems Howard Waitzkin
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- Publication date:
- 25 Feb 1993
- 320 pages: 155 x 235 x 25mm
- notes, index
Examining the interactions between patients and doctors, this book aims to show how physicians' focus on physical complaints often fails to address patients' underlying concerns and also reinforces the societal problems that cause or aggravate these maladies.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alan J. Christensen
Professor Robert M. Donaldson, Jr., M.D.
Howard M. Spiro