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Do your patients trust you? A sociological understanding of the implications of patient mistrust in healthcare professionals
(Australasian Medical Journal, 2008)
The trust that patients invest in healthcare professionals and their advice has been shown to facilitate positive clinical outcomes, although there is evidence that patient trust in expertise, including healthcare professionals, ...
Trust, social quality and wellbeing: a sociological exegesis
(Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Korea, 2009)
This paper provides an argument regarding the centrality of ‘trust’ for the development and maintenance of ‘social quality,’ and ultimately for the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and societies. Within the ...
Reworking the sociology of trust: making a semantic distinction between trust and dependence
(The Australian Sociological Association, 2009)
Trust, as a sociological construct, has become increasingly important in recent times but an agreed definition is yet to be found. A potentially useful way of ‘defining’ trust is by distinguishing it from other semantically ...