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A qualitative study of stress and coping responses in doctors breaking bad news

Shaw, Joanne; Brown, Rhonda; Dunn, Stewart M

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Objective: Breaking bad news (BBN) is a significant source of stress for doctors. In this study we qualitatively explored doctors' perceptions of their BBN experiences, to identify the range of appraisal and coping processes associated with this task. Met

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22611
Source: Patient Education and Counseling
DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.11.006

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