An unpleasant encounter unpleasant encounter can be a painful experience that leaves you wanting to avoid that person in the future. If the problem is persistent, you may need professional help.
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Several factors contribute to difficult clinical encounters, including patient characteristics, physician characteristics and the situation in which the interaction occurs. Often, it is possible to alleviate these situations by making simple changes in the environment.
In laboratory experiments, older adults tend to direct their attention away from negative stimuli and recall fewer such stimuli than younger adults (Charles, Mather, and Carstensen, 2003). These results suggest that the aging process is associated with a general reduction in distress reactions to unpleasant social encounters.
Generally, research in the area of negative interaction with others focuses on the view that the responsibility for negative interaction is primarily a matter of what other people do to older adults. This study, however, focused on the stability of global measures of negative interaction over a 6-year period. This was done because of the broader theoretical rationale that a more generalized measure of negative interaction would provide greater insight into the nature and extent of problematic interactions in late life.