News tagged with empathy

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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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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Engineers less empathetic, study finds

Are engineering students less empathetic than students in the caring professions? Yes, the findings from a study performed at Linköping University indicate that this is the case. The study comprises more than 200 students ...

dateJan 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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