Compassion Fatigue and Empathy in Medical-Surgical Nurses

Bao, S. & Taliaferro, D. (2015).  Compassion Fatigue and Empathy in Medical-Surgical

            Nurses.  International Association for Human Caring, 15(3), 35-40

Abstract: 

Recent studies have demonstrated that the prevalence of compassion fatigue is negatively
impacting both the quality of caring for patients and nurses’ professional quality of life.
Psychological Capital (PsyCap) has the potential to enable nurses to be resilient and
flourishing in overwhelming situations. This cross-sectional study tested the correlations
between Compassion Fatigue (CF) and PsyCap. Findings of this study suggested that PsyCap
was moderately to strongly negatively correlated with CF. This suggested that improving
PsyCap might be a good intervention for preventing CF. The findings from this study have
implications related to caring in many of the service industries.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Year of Publication: 
2015
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
International Journal for Human Caring
Volume: 
19
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
25-39
Publication Language: 
English
ISSN Number: 
ISSN:1091-5710
Editors: 
Bao, S., & Taliaferro, D.

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