Cultural aspects in the treatment of patients with skin disease.

Journal Article (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

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8635

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0733-8635(03)00088-3


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States