Content of general practitioner communication

Developers: Antonietta di Caccavo, Ann Ley, Fraser Reid

Year of publication: 2000

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: General practice

Restriction to setting(s): General practice patients with psychological complaint

Target group: General practice patients with psychological complaints, providers

Language(s): English

Specific constructs/behaviours:

16 verbal communicative behaviors.

Tool topics:

Task-oriented/technical/instrumental communication

Intended application: Research

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Caccavo AD, Ley A, Reid F. What do General Practitioners Discuss with their Patients?: Exploring the Relationship between Content of Medical Consultations and Treatment Decisions. J Health Psychol. 2000 Jan;5(1):87-97. doi: 10.1177/135910530000500101.

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Tool/manual available: On request. (At request)