Compassionate Care - the Theory and the Reality

Compassionate Care - the Theory and the Reality

Authors: 

Dr. Alys Cole-King;  Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist

Prof. Paul Gilbert, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

The paper outlines the development of an emergent new approach to compassion based on aspects of human evolution and neuroscience and a review of some of the evidence for the compassionate approach.

 

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