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Trust and the sociology of the professions.

Groenewegen, P.P. Trust and the sociology of the professions. European Journal of Public Health: 2006, 16(1), 3-4
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There is a fast-growing literature on trust in health care, especially interpersonal trust, reflecting the growing awareness in both the research and policy communities of the importance of trust. At a general level, trust as part of the broader concept of social capital is related to people's health and well-being. Trust within provider-patient relations is important for its non-specific treatment effects. Finally, trust is also important for the snooth functioning of societal institutions.(aut. ref.)