How easily can you be influenced in your expectations? To what degree do your expectations influence you, for example, your symptoms when being ill or the effects of treatment? And how can such expectations be applied to optimize patient care?
An intense and overwhelming feeling of shock, disbelief, and pain surged through my body. I couldn’t comprehend the implications of what I’d heard. I couldn’t believe it. My father had died and it was all over the news. It couldn’t be true.