News tagged with empathy

Showing empathy to patients can improve care

Showing clinical empathy to patients can improve their satisfaction of care, motivate them to stick to their treatment plans and lower malpractice complaints, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Health
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The empathy gap in bullying

Taunted, harassed and pushed to a deadly breaking point. Last year, stories of teen bullying brought to life the heartbreaking consequences of young lives cut short by ruthless and unchecked behavior. Recent media coverage ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Hormone spray improves male sensitivity

Many women have no doubt been waiting a long time for this: the neuropeptide oytocin enhances male empathy. This substance also increases sensitivity to so-called "social multipliers", such as approving or disapproving looks. ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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