oa Modern Medicine - Managing the 'difficult' patient
|Article Title||Managing the 'difficult' patient|
|© Publisher:||Infixion Media (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Royal North Shore Hospital and the Amaranth Centre, Sydney|
|Publication Date||Nov 2007|
|Pages||51 - 55|
|Keyword(s)||Difficult patients, Management, Medical practice and Psychology|
Patterns of persistent abnormal illness behaviour and associated abnormal treatment behaviour arising from personality disorders lead to poorer treatment outcomes and to risks for both patient and doctor.
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