Use of empathy in psychiatric practice: constructivist grounded theory study

@inproceedings{Ross2017UseOE,
  title={Use of empathy in psychiatric practice: constructivist grounded theory study},
  author={J. Anderson Ross and Chris Watling},
  booktitle={BJPsych open},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Psychiatry has faced significant criticism for overreliance on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) and medications with purported disregard for empathetic, humanistic interventions. AIMS To develop an empirically based qualitative theory explaining how psychiatrists use empathy in day-to-day practice, to inform practice and teaching approaches. METHOD This study used constructivist grounded theory methodology to ask (a) 'How do psychiatrists understand… CONTINUE READING
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