“Enough about Me, Let’s Get Back to You”: Physician Self-disclosure during Primary Care Encounters
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Self Disclosure; Physician-Patient Relations
Community Health | Other Medical Specialties | Preventive Medicine
Although the medical profession frowns on physicians who tell patients about their own health problems (self-disclosure), the practice is probably common. The authors use simulated dialogue and draw on theory and evidence to discuss the effectiveness of physician self-disclosure and offer recommendations for improving or replacing self-disclosure.
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149:835-7. Link to article on publisher's website
Ann Intern Med
Morse DS, McDaniel SH, Candib LM, Beach MC. (2008). “Enough about Me, Let’s Get Back to You”: Physician Self-disclosure during Primary Care Encounters. Family Medicine and Community Health Publications. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/fmch_articles/79