Relationships among death anxiety, communication apprehension with the dying, and empathy in those seeking occupations as nurses and physicians.

@article{Servaty1996RelationshipsAD,
  title={Relationships among death anxiety, communication apprehension with the dying, and empathy in those seeking occupations as nurses and physicians.},
  author={Heather L. Servaty and Mark J. Krejci and Bert Hayslip},
  journal={Death studies},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          149-61
        }
}
In light of the modern phenomenon of increased institutionalized deaths occurring in hospitals and in nursing homes, much of recent death attitude research has focused on health professionals. The present study explored possible relationships among measures of death anxiety, communication apprehension with the dying, and empathy in undergraduate nursing, premedical, and control subjects. Main effects for year in school indicated that seniors scored lower than freshmen on communication… CONTINUE READING
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