The Politics of Medical Encounters How Patients and Doctors Deal with Social Problems Howard Waitzkin

Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
25 Feb 1993
ISBN:
9780300055115
Dimensions:
320 pages: 155 x 235 x 25mm
Illustrations:
notes, index

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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.