Doctors and Their Patients: A Social History

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Routledge, Jul 12, 2017 - Medical - 316 pages
With every passing year, the mutual mistrust between doctor and patient widens, as doctors retreat into resentment and patients become increasingly disillusioned with the quality of care. Rich in anecdote as well as science 'Doctors and Their Patients' describes how both have arrived at this sad shape.
 

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PREFACE
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER THREE THE TRADITIONAL PATIENT
CHAPTER FOUR THE RISE OF THE MODERN DOCTOR
CHAPTER FIVE THE MAKING OF THE MODERN PATIENT
CHAPTER SIX DISEASE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
CHAPTER SEVEN THE POSTMODERN DOCTOR
CHAPTER EIGHT THE POSTMODERN PATIENT
CHAPTER NINE PSYCHOLOGICAL DISEASE
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