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Session 8

9 March 2009

13.45 - 17.00 Stressful medicine Dr Chris Bridle  

  • Learning Outcomes
    1. psychological stress affects physical health, and is identified in the pathology and prognosis of many acute and chronic conditions
    2. medical treatment is an inherently stressful experience, which can influence attendance, decision making, communication and prognosis
    3. stress and coping are post-appraisal outcomes that are largely predictable and amenable to interventionbe able to state