Abstract: "Attitudes towards patients may influence how clinicians interact. We investigated whether respect for patients was associated with communication behaviors during HIV care encounters. We analyzed audio-recordings of visits between 413 adult HIV-infected patients and 45 primary HIV care providers. The independent variable was clinician-reported respect for the patient and outcomes were clinician and patient communication behaviors assessed by the Roter Interaction Analysis System (RIAS)..."
Flickinger, T. E., Saha, S., Roter, D., Korthuis, P. T., Sharp, V., Cohn, J., Moore, R.D., Ingersoll, K.S., Beach, M. C. (2016). Respecting patients is associated with more patient-centered communication behaviors in clinical encounters. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(2), 250-255