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The Power of Bedside Manner on Pain

New research shows how a doctor’s beliefs and attitudes affect patient outcomes

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WWhen he practiced as a psychotherapist, Luke Chang, PhD, now an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth College, frequently used his body language and tone of voice to develop trust and rapport with his clients.

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