Correction to: Do Words Matter? Stigmatizing Language and the Transmission of Bias in the Medical Record (Journal of General Internal Medicine, (2018), 33, 5, (685-691), 10.1007/s11606-017-4289-2)

Anna P. Goddu, Katie J. O’Conor, Sophie Lanzkron, Mustapha Saheed, Somnath Saha, Monica E. Peek, Carlton Haywood, Mary Catherine Beach

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In the HTML version of this paper, Ms. Goddu was incorrectly listed. The correct citation should be AP Goddu. Exposure to the stigmatizing language note was associated with more negative attitudes towards the patient (20.3 stigmatizing vs. 25.1 neutral, p < 0.001). Reading the stigmatizing language note was associated with less aggressive management of the patient’s pain (4.7 stigmatizing vs. 5.3 neutral, p < 0.001).

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of General Internal Medicine
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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