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Self-compassion and emotional intelligence in nursesijn

  title={Self-compassion and emotional intelligence in nursesijn},
  author={Mary T. Quinn Griffin and Joyce J. Fitzpatrick},
Nurses often provide care for patients and families who are suffering and where emotions are heightened. Compassion is an essential component of the care that nurses provide. Emotions play an important role in the relationship and communication between nurses, patients and families. Self-compassion is the ability to be compassionate to oneself, without this ability nurses might not be prepared to be compassionate to patients. Emotionally intelligent persons perceive themselves as confident… 

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