Batya Swift Yasgur

MA, LSW

Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

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Physicians should prepare for an increasing number of older patients by developing a greater understanding of this population.

Expert Insight: Discussing Sensitive Topics With Patients

Expert Insight: Discussing Sensitive Topics With Patients

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Many physicians avoid asking patients about sensitive topics such substance abuse or sexual activity during routine medical histories.

Clinicians' Take on the Pros and Cons of Medical Scribes

Clinicians' Take on the Pros and Cons of Medical Scribes

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The use of scribes has garnered a generally positive research base for being effective in improving clinician satisfaction, productivity, and physician-patient interactions.

Antipsychotic Nonadherence Greater Than for Somatic Illness Due to Social Stigma

Antipsychotic Nonadherence Greater Than for Somatic Illness Due to Social Stigma

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Schizophrenia was perceived as more distressful and with higher perceived social stigma than the other disorders analyzed.

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