2007

Empathy in Patient Care

Antecedents, Development, Measurement, and Outcomes

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ISBN: 978-0-387-33607-7 (Print) 978-0-387-33608-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Empathy in Human Relationships

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XXXVI

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      Pages 3-15

      Definitions and Conceptualization

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      Pages 17-29

      Human Connection in Health and Illness

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      Pages 31-46

      An Evolutionary Perspective, Psycho-Socio-Physiology, Neuroanatomy, and Heritability

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      Pages 47-62

      Psychodynamics and Development

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      Pages 63-74

      Measurement of Empathy in the General Population

  2. Empathy in Patient Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XXXVI

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      Pages 77-85

      A Definition and Key Features of Empathy in Patient Care

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      Pages 87-115

      The Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy

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      Pages 117-139

      The Interpersonal Dynamics in Clinician–Patient Relationships

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      Pages 141-161

      Empathy as Related to Sex, Personal Qualities, Clinical Competence, and Career Choice

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      Pages 163-172

      Patient Outcomes

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      Pages 173-199

      Enhancement of Empathy

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      Pages 201-214

      Parting Thoughts: A Paradigm of Empathy and Future Directions