About the article
Imren Hassan is conducting a Ph.D. at the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine. Her Ph.D. is on doctor–patient communication in a psychiatric outpatient setting. She is using conversation analysis to analyze audiovisually recorded outpatient consultations, and is interested in how doctors and patients talk about suicide and how risk is assessed.
Rosemarie McCabe is Senior Research Fellow at the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine. Her research is concerned with psychological constructs and social processes relevant to healthcare. She has a particular interest in communication in the context of psychosis and is currently working on how symptoms are manifested in social interaction; communication and therapeutic relationships; and integrating qualitative and quantitative methods to understand how treatment processes influence patient outcome.
Stefan Priebe is Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry, Barts and the London School of Medicine. His research activities focus on three areas: (i) mental health service research including controlled trials and outcome studies; (ii) patient views (e.g., subjective quality of life and treatment satisfaction) and therapeutic relationships in mental healthcare; and (iii) studies on the history and concepts of mental healthcare.
Published Online: 2007-12-04
Published in Print: 2007-10-26