Cultural aspects in the treatment of patients with skin disease.


Journal Article (Review)

As the cultural distance between patient and physician widens, so does miscommunication. Negotiation between the belief systems of the physician and the patient may create a therapeutic environment of mutual trust and respect that increases the possibility of successful clinical outcomes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moy, JA; McKinley-Grant, L; Sanchez, MR

Published Date

  • October 1, 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 733 - 742

PubMed ID

  • 14717414

Pubmed Central ID

  • 14717414

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8635

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0733-8635(03)00088-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States