• Half of Patients Don't Tell Doctors Life-Threatening Details

    11 days ago - By Medscape

    Embarrassment and fear of judgment keep patients from disclosing domestic violence, survival of a sex assault, or struggles with depression or suicidal thoughts.
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  • Up to half of patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you. A new study reveals up to 48% of patients who feel they face one or more of these four threats do not disclose this critical information to care providers out of embarrassment, fear of judgement or the possible long-term implications of sharing such information.
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  • Nearly half of patients keep suicidal thoughts, abuse, secret from doctors

    Nearly half of patients keep suicidal thoughts, abuse, secret from doctors

    11 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Over half of the 4,500 people surveyed by four collaborating US schools have faced at suicidal thoughts, depression, abuse or several of those - and some 48% refused to tell their health providers.
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