Concept analysis of perspective-taking: meeting informal caregiver needs for communication competence and accurate perception.

@article{Lobchuk2006ConceptAO,
  title={Concept analysis of perspective-taking: meeting informal caregiver needs for communication competence and accurate perception.},
  author={Michelle Lobchuk},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={330-41}
}
AIM This paper is a report of an analysis of perspective-taking as presented in the nursing and psychological literature between 1972 and 2004. BACKGROUND Little is known about the caregiving processes that drive communication competence in patient and informal caregiver relationships. Evidence to date suggests that the empathic perspective-taking process plays a key role in promoting communication competence, perceptual accuracy and enhanced ability by caregivers to meet patients' needs… CONTINUE READING