Level of Empathy among Medical Students in Kuwait University, Kuwait

  title={Level of Empathy among Medical Students in Kuwait University, Kuwait},
  author={Shahzain Hasan and Noura Al-Sharqawi and Farnaz Dashti and Mohammed Abdulaziz and Abdulsalam Abdullah and Mumtaz M. Shukkur and Manal Bouhaimed and Lukman Thalib},
  booktitle={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the level of empathy among medical students in Kuwait University Medical School and its association with sociodemographic factors, stress levels and personality. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey of 264 medical students was conducted in the Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University. Empathy levels were measured using the Jefferson Scale, personality was assessed using the Zuckerman-Kuhlman Personality Scale and the Perceived Stress Scale was used to measure… CONTINUE READING