Strong Therapeutic Patient-Physician Bond Enhances Successful Medication Outcome

University of Michigan physicians, while noting that many psychiatric illnesses “hamper communication,” have found that a positive patient-physician relationship is especially important even during brief medication checks. Originally presented at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting (May 2000), the research is summarized in JAMA.
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