OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Special Feature The relationship between a physician and patient is, inevitably, as fragile and complicated as a cobweb. When problems in the body arise there is, in one corner, a doctor in a starched lab coat, bolstered by academic credentials and the medical community. In the other corner is the patient, naked beneath a paper gown, feeling vulnerable as he or she is poked, prodded and examined. When illness involves the brain, the dynamics between physician and patient become . . .
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