Intimidated patients ‘bargain like hostages’

Patients who feel unable to assert themselves in the presence of health professionals negotiate as if they are being held hostage, says new research Some patients fear speaking up and display traits similar to hostages in what appears to be the result of an imbalance of power between the patient and medical staff, says Professor

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