Does empathy have a cost? Diverging psychological and physiological effects within families.


OBJECTIVE Parental empathy is associated with a host of beneficial psychosocial outcomes for children. However, less is known about the effects of being empathic for parents. The current study tested the hypothesis that, although parental empathy may be beneficial to children both psychologically and physiologically, it may take a physiological toll on… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/hea0000281


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