IHA: The Transformative Power of Empathy

The Transformative Power of Empathy

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•Brown, B. (2015). Daring greatly: How the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead. Penguin.

•Cuff, B. M., Brown, S. J., Taylor, L., & Howat, D. J. (2016). Empathy: A review of the concept. Emotion review, 8(2), 144-153.

•Geer, J. H., Estupinan, L. A., & Manguno-Mire, G. M. (2000). Empathy, social skills, and other relevant cognitive processes in rapists and child molesters. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 5, 99–126. doi:10.1016/ S1359-1789(98)00011-1

•Hogan, R. (1969). Development of an empathy scale. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 33(3), 307–316. doi:10.1037/h0027580

•Mercer, S. W., & Reynolds, W. J. (2002). Empathy and quality of care. British Journal of General Practice, 52(Suppl), S9-12.

•Moudatsou, M., Stavropoulou, A., Philalithis, A., & Koukouli, S. (2020, March). The role of empathy in health and social care professionals. In Healthcare (Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 26). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.

•Neumann, M., Edelhäuser, F., Tauschel, D., Fischer, M. R., Wirtz, M., Woopen, C., ... & Scheffer, C. (2011). Empathy decline and its reasons: a systematic review of studies with medical students and residents. Academic medicine, 86(8), 996-1009.

•Nunes, P., Williams, S., Sa, B., & Stevenson, K. (2011). A study of empathy decline in students from five health disciplines during their first year of training. Int J Med Educ, 2, 12-17.

•Riess, H., Kelley, J. M., Bailey, R. W., Dunn, E. J., & Phillips, M. (2012). Empathy training for resident physicians: a randomized controlled trial of a neuroscience-informed curriculum. Journal of general internal medicine, 27(10), 1280-1286.

•Riess, H., & Neporent, L. (2018). The empathy effect: Seven neuroscience-based keys for transforming the way we live, love, work, and connect across differences. Sounds True.

•Rogers, C. (1975). Empathic: An unappreciated way of being. The Counseling Psychologist, 5, 2–10. doi:10.1177/001100007500500202

•Thomas, M. R., Dyrbye, L. N., Huntington, J. L., Lawson, K. L., Novotny, P. J., Sloan, J. A., & Shanafelt, T. D. (2007). How do distress and well-being relate to medical student empathy? A multicenter study. Journal of general internal medicine, 22(2), 177-183.

•Van der Weele, C. (2011). Empathy’s purity, sympathy’s complexities: De Waal, Darwin and Adam Smith. Biology and Philosophy, 26, 583– 593. doi:10.1007/s10539-011-9248-4

•Zaki, J. (2019). The war for kindness: Building empathy in a fractured world. Crown.

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