Tag: empathy and psychiatry

A Patient Reads His Psychiatrist

Dr. W.’s description of me, that I was agitated, insulting, uncooperative, did not match the emotions I was feeling. I felt distraught, hopeless, terrified, and desperate.

“Doctors Have Become Less Empathetic, But Is It Their Fault?”

Physician and medical sociologist David Scales explores why there seems to be less empathy from doctors in clinics and hospitals and why student’s empathy...