Compassion Fatigue

Known as: Secondary Traumas, Vicarious Trauma, Secondary Traumatization 
Stress response that occurs in individuals working in care giving professions.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2017
Review
2017
PURPOSE Over the last 10-15 years, there has been a substantive increase in compassion-based interventions aiming to improve… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Nurses have a longstanding history of witnessing the tragedy experienced by patients and families; however, their own reactions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Compassion fatigue, trigger situations, and coping strategies were investigated in hospital and home care nurses. The… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
"Compassion fatigue" was first introduced in relation to the study of burnout among nurses, but it was never defined within this… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Health outcomes and, in particular, patient health outcomes have become a driving force within health-care delivery. Little… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
• There is a growing interest in the clinical phenomenon of compassion fatigue and its impact on healthcare providers; however… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Psychotherapists who work with the chronic illness tend to disregard their own self-care needs when focusing on the needs of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
nursing students? J Nurs Educ. 2004;43(7):305-312. [PMID: 15303583] 2. Figley CR, ed. Compassion Fatigue: Coping With Secondary… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Helping others who have undergone a trauma from a natural disaster, accident, or sudden act of violence, can be highly satisfying… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
The present experiment was designed to test the theory that psychological procedures achieve changes in behavior by altering the… (More)
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