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Are emotions important for good interaction in treatment situations?

Gard, Gunvor LU and Lundvik Gyllensten, Amanda LU (2004) In Physiotherapy Theory and Practice 20(2). p.107-119
Abstract
Emotional aspects in interaction have been an area of growing interest in recent decades.The aims of this research were to investigate the role of emotions in interactions between individuals receiving physiotherapy and their therapists providing PT services to them in psychiatric care. The study was a qualitative case study with cross-case analysis according to Shephard et al (1993) and Merriam (1988). Eleven informants participated all of them experts in interaction with patients. All informants perceived that emotional aspects were important for good interaction between physiotherapist and patient. It was considered important to identify and express emotions as a PT but also to identify emotions in patients and help patients to express... (More)
Emotional aspects in interaction have been an area of growing interest in recent decades.The aims of this research were to investigate the role of emotions in interactions between individuals receiving physiotherapy and their therapists providing PT services to them in psychiatric care. The study was a qualitative case study with cross-case analysis according to Shephard et al (1993) and Merriam (1988). Eleven informants participated all of them experts in interaction with patients. All informants perceived that emotional aspects were important for good interaction between physiotherapist and patient. It was considered important to identify and express emotions as a PT but also to identify emotions in patients and help patients to express emotions. The following themes were identified: emotions as a basis for interaction, identifying and using one's own emotions as a PT, separating one's own emotions form the patients' emotions, emotions as a motivating force,body language and emotion (Less)
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Physiotherapy Theory and Practice
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107 - 119
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0959-3985
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10.1080/09593980490452995
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  abstract     = {Emotional aspects in interaction have been an area of growing interest in recent decades.The aims of this research were to investigate the role of emotions in interactions between individuals receiving physiotherapy and their therapists providing PT services to them in psychiatric care. The study was a qualitative case study with cross-case analysis according to Shephard et al (1993) and Merriam (1988). Eleven informants participated all of them experts in interaction with patients. All informants perceived that emotional aspects were important for good interaction between physiotherapist and patient. It was considered important to identify and express emotions as a PT but also to identify emotions in patients and help patients to express emotions. The following themes were identified: emotions as a basis for interaction, identifying and using one's own emotions as a PT, separating one's own emotions form the patients' emotions, emotions as a motivating force,body language and emotion},
  author       = {Gard, Gunvor and Lundvik Gyllensten, Amanda},
  issn         = {0959-3985},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {107--119},
  publisher    = {Informa Healthcare},
  series       = {Physiotherapy Theory and Practice},
  title        = {Are emotions important for good interaction in treatment situations?},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09593980490452995},
  volume       = {20},
  year         = {2004},
}