Researchers of Traditional, Complementary, Alternative, & Integrative Medicine and Health

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Patient Health Literacy and Patient-Physician Communication Regarding Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage

In Japan many patients have chronic diseases and Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been drawing attention, but the relevant factors regarding patient–physician communication are still unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) disclosure, and examine the relationship of communicative and critical health literacy (HL) with patient–physician communication with regard to CAM in Japanese patients with chronic diseases. Read more here.