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Patient Anxiety

Patient Anxiety:

It’s common for patients to experience anxiety, including feelings of worry, fear, guilt, discomfort, etc., when visiting the doctor making anxiety a barrier to preventative care. The mood meter demonstrated how patience and appropriate accommodations might mitigate concerns about going to the doctor’s office for Deaf patients. Pay attention in following sections for more ways that the healthcare environment can be made more comfortable and less anxiety provoking for Deaf and hard of hearing patients.