Unformatted text preview: • Patients sometimes forget to ask questions they should have asked. • People sometimes forget to mention symptoms they have or avoid mentioning the extent of their problems for fear of a serious diagnosis. • People are sometimes passive in their interactions with health care providers because they feel intimidated by health care providers’ authority. Adhering to Treatment Regimens People’s chances of recovery decrease if they don’t adhere to the treatment regimens that their health care providers prescribe. People don’t adhere to medical advice for three main reasons: • Not understanding the instructions they are given • Not following treatment regimens that are unpleasant or interfere significantly with daily routines • Not following advice if they are displeased about their interactions with their health care provider...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
- Winter '09