How to cope with compassion fatigue
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How to cope with compassion fatigue

Alison Moore Health journalist

What to do when the emotional and physical toll of caring for others reduces your or a colleague’s ability to empathise

Compassion fatigue is sometimes described as the ‘cost of caring’, where emotional and physical exhaustion lead to a reduced ability to empathise or feel compassion for others.

Nursing Standard. 36, 10, 24-24. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.10.24.s14

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