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Empathy and the Practice of Medicine

Beyond Pills and the Scalpel

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Published by Yale Univ Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHoward M. Spiro (Editor), Mary G. McCrea Curnen (Editor), Enid Peschel (Editor), Deborah St. James (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9576161M
ISBN 100300059183
ISBN 109780300059182
OCLC/WorldCa166423711

Seventeen papers (including Dr. Spiro's introduction and epilogue) that define empathy, illustrate how it may be acquired, suggest how it can be taught, and show how it may affect practice. The papers range in quality from clear, useful, detailed statements to more personal documents, a few of which represent a kind of cultural posturing. empathy has been conceptualised as an active skill that is acquired and is amenable to nurturing–26 Edward Tichener used the Greek word empatheia to translate Einfuhlung and was first, in , to coin the term ‘empathy’ Stein emphasised the intersub-jective and relational aspect of empathy and claimed.


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