Companions' dilemma of intervention when they mediate between patients with intellectual disabilities and health staff.

Affiliation

Loughborough University, England. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

We analyse, for the first time, how companions intervene in the answers that an adult patient with intellectual disabilities gives to their medical practitioner in primary care.

Keywords

Companions,Conversation analysis,Health-check interviews,Intellectual disability,Medical consultation,

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