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Year 2021
September 2021

[Journal article] Defining Clinical Empathy: A Grounded Theory Approach from the Perspective of Healthcare Workers and Patients in a Multicultural Setting

22 Sep 2021

Authors: Laurence Tan, Mai Khanh LeChou Chuen Yu, Sok Ying Liaw, Tanya Tierney, Yun Ying Ho, Evelyn Lim, Daphne Lim, Reuben Ng, Colin Ngeow, James Low

Summary points:

  • Clinical empathy is multidimensional and consists of cognitive, affective and behavioural domains
  • Clinical empathy when expressed genuinely through empathic behaviours results in a sense of trust and connection
  • While empathy has a cultural component in it’s expression, the intrinsic need for trust and connection transcends culture.

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