Empathy present and future

  title={Empathy present and future},
  author={Judith A. Hall and Rachel Schwartz},
  journal={The Journal of Social Psychology},
  pages={225 - 243}
ABSTRACT The empathy concept has central significance for social and personality psychology and in many other domains, including neuroscience, clinical/abnormal psychology, and the health professions. However, the current diversity in conceptual and operational definitions, and the promiscuous use of the term “empathy,” threaten the ability of researchers to advance the field. The present article provides a quantitative review and conceptual analysis of empathy definitions and usages by… 
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