Empathy in Undergraduate Medical Students of Bangladesh: Psychometric Analysis and Differences by Gender, Academic Year, and Specialty Preferences

@inproceedings{Mostafa2014EmpathyIU,
  title={Empathy in Undergraduate Medical Students of Bangladesh: Psychometric Analysis and Differences by Gender, Academic Year, and Specialty Preferences},
  author={Asma Mostafa and Rozina Hoque and Mohammad Golam Mostafa and Md. Mashud Rana and Faisal Mostafa},
  booktitle={ISRN psychiatry},
  year={2014}
}
Empathy is considered to be associated with better patient compliance, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes. The aim of the study is to measure and examine empathy among a sample of undergraduate medical students of Bangladesh. It was a cross-sectional study and all the medical students of first through fifth year enrolled at Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College during the study period of 2014 were surveyed. Participants anonymously completed the Jefferson Scale of Empathy Medical… CONTINUE READING
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