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Laura Thompson

2009, M.Ed. Psychology (BPS route), University of Bristol
2007, B.A. Sociology, NTU



Research projects and interests

  • Therapeutic alliance and communication in schizophrenia
  • Conversation analysis of interactions in mental health care
  • Social factors in the aetiology and prognosis of mental disorders
  • PhD thesis: psychiatrist-patient communication and outcome in the treatment of schizophrenia
  • Questioning techniques in psychiatric outpatients consultations
  • Treatment decision making in schizophrenia


Thompson L. & McCabe R. (under review) Effect of Clinician-Patient Alliance and Communication on Treatment Adherence in Mental Health Care: A Systematic Review

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