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“They’re more likely to express empathy, legitimation, concern, and reassurance when patients express the need for that, and they’re also much more positive in the words that they use and the voice tone that they use.”In turn, patients tend to respond to female and male doctors in different ways.“Both male and female patients talk more overall when with female physicians,” Roter explained, “and the next thing is especially important — they disclose more information that has medical relevance about their psychosocial [experiences], lifestyle, coping, and adjustment, but also about their biomedical condition, giving more information about problems they might be having with their medications, or the recommendations for tests, or anything like that.”“Getting that information is critically important and female doctors seem to get more of that,” she said.
Female physicians are also more likely to engage family members who accompany patients.
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