Physicians and psychologists' existential communication

Bidragets oversatte titel: Læger og psykologers eksistentielle kommunikation

Aida Hougaard Andersen, Elisabeth Assing Hvidt (Medlem af forfattergruppering), Niels Christian Hvidt (Medlem af forfattergruppering), Kirsten Kaya Roessler (Medlem af forfattergruppering)

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Resumé

Existential, spiritual, and religious needs are found, not only in palliative patients, but also in patients with chronic diseases according to international studies. Studies show that patients with severe diseases want physicians to approach these needs, but knowledge is missing on if and how physicians do it.
In this Ph.D.-project, we study chronic ill patients’ existential, spiritual, and religious needs in a Danish culture in relation to their disease and treatment satisfaction. In addition, we investigate, how physicians and psychologists experience and communicate about the existential, spiritual, and religious needs with their chronic ill patients. Our approach is qualitative mainly with semi-structured interviews. The data collection takes place at departments treating patients with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain respectively.
The first impressions from interviews with physicians and video-records of consultations are that the physicians prioritise physiological aspects and lack a systematic approach considering the existential needs. This can be due to time pressure, a lack of knowledge or lack of training. Nevertheless, it contradicts the recommendations to a patient-centred approach in health care where biological, psychological, social, and existential needs are investigated and incorporated in treatment when relevant. Our study contributes to deepen the physicians’ approach, needs, and challenges in the existential communication.
The results of this project can be used in practice as well as for educational purposes. As a pilot-study the health professionals will be offered a training session to enhance knowledge and practice in existential communication. We will evaluate this intervention afterwards in relation to the health professionals’ experience of competence and relevancy in practice.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Publikationsdato20. okt. 2018
StatusUdgivet - 20. okt. 2018
BegivenhedNordic Network-Meeting for Research in Faith and Health - Honne hotell og konferansesenter, Biri, Norge
Varighed: 23. okt. 201824. okt. 2018

Seminar

SeminarNordic Network-Meeting for Research in Faith and Health
LokationHonne hotell og konferansesenter
LandNorge
ByBiri
Periode23/10/201824/10/2018

Citer dette

Andersen, A. H., Assing Hvidt, E., Hvidt, N. C., & Roessler, K. K. (2018). Physicians and psychologists' existential communication. Abstract fra Nordic Network-Meeting for Research in Faith and Health, Biri, Norge.
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Andersen, AH, Assing Hvidt, E, Hvidt, NC & Roessler, KK 2018, 'Physicians and psychologists' existential communication' Nordic Network-Meeting for Research in Faith and Health, Biri, Norge, 23/10/2018 - 24/10/2018, .

Physicians and psychologists' existential communication. / Andersen, Aida Hougaard; Assing Hvidt, Elisabeth (Medlem af forfattergruppering); Hvidt, Niels Christian (Medlem af forfattergruppering); Roessler, Kirsten Kaya (Medlem af forfattergruppering).

2018. Abstract fra Nordic Network-Meeting for Research in Faith and Health, Biri, Norge.

Publikation: Konferencebidrag uden forlag/tidsskriftKonferenceabstrakt til konferenceForskningpeer review

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