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What Is Yours, What Is Not: Empathy, Boundaries, Identification

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance for medical professionals working with the terminally to know their boundaries and know what is theirs and what is not. It describes the author's experience in ... More


WOWW: Coaching Teachers to See the Solutions in Their Classrooms

Michael S. Kelly, Johnny S. Kim, and Cynthia Franklin

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of Research and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366297
eISBN:
9780199864010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366297.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Savvy school social workers have long known that one of their primary client populations in their schools is that of their teacher colleagues. The WOWW program is a teacher coaching intervention that ... More


“I Gotta Get Out of This Place”: Workplace Stress as a Threat to Public Health

Sandra L. Bloom and Brian Farragher

in Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195374803
eISBN:
9780199865420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374803.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Most people may not recognize that stress has become a major risk for a wide variety of health and mental health problems, although when surveyed most people talk passionately about the stress they ... More


Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More


The State of Illness

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Healing: The Modern Practice of Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369052
eISBN:
9780199979103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369052.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

As illness deepens a state of illness begins. A state is a combination of circumstances or attributes belonging for a time to a person—a way or manner of existing. It happens to seriously ill persons ... More


Integrity and Integration

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to the consensus paradigm, burnout and family life are either irrelevant to understanding professional integrity or pose threats to it. The consensus paradigm limits professional ethics, in ... More


Performance Careers in Retrospect

Stewart Gordon

in Mastering the Art of Performance: A Primer for Musicians

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177435
eISBN:
9780199864690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177435.003.16
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter addresses significant changes in career patterns that performers frequently encounter, such as plateaus, burnout, goal shifts, and self-image changes. It offers advice for testing the ... More


Introduction

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The expression “professional ethics” can mean three things: de facto morality, justified morality, and moral inquiry. Professional ethics consists entirely of the moral requirements attached to a ... More


Caring for yourself

Justin Amery, Mary Bunn, Susie Lapwood, and Gillian Chowns

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Children's palliative care is rewarding but puts a heavy burden on health workers. Being a professional is more than being technically competent. It is about being able to understand one's strengths ... More


The social animal within organizations

Abraham P Buunk and Pieternel Dijkstra

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

As organizations are large groups, and consist of many subgroups, evolutionary theorizing would seem very relevant to understand behaviour in organizations. Applying evolutionary thinking to ... More


Stress and Psychological Factors

Tsutomu Hoshuyama

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Stress can be considered to be a psychological reaction to an imbalance between demand on the worker and the workers' ability to do the job to a satisfactory degree of comfort or expectation. The ... More


Hung Out to Dry

Martha K. Hugginsv, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo

in Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines one result of carrying out sustained occupational violence: burnout and the personal, social, and occupational factors related to it. It investigates the consequences when ... More


Laughing Saints and Righteous Heroes: Emotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups

Erika Effler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226188652
eISBN:
9780226188676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226188676.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Why do people keep fighting for social causes in the face of consistent failure? Why do they risk their physical, emotional, and financial safety on behalf of strangers? How do these groups survive ... More


First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Charles Figley, Peter Huggard, and Charlotte Rees

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Doctors are often accused of playing god because they must make life-and-death decisions. Professional ethics and standards of care require physicians to keep secrets; they must live with the ... More


Judicial Stress: A Topic in Need of Research

Jared Chamberlain and James T. Richardson

in Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829996
eISBN:
9780199301492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829996.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter will explore the emerging issue of judicial stress, through a review of relevant research, policies, and procedures, and provide recommendations for future research and policy. Existing ... More


Physician Stress: Compassion Satisfaction, Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

Peter Huggard, Beth Hudnall Stamm, and Laurie Anne Pearlman

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

An increasing body of literature examines the presence and nature of vicarious traumatization in health professionals. This phenomenon, also known as compassion fatigue and secondary traumatic stress ... More


Psychiatrists in Distress: When Work becomes a Problem

Shailesh Kumar

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The author discusses his career as a psychiatrist in this chapter. He notes that throughout his career he has seen the problems of physicians placing their work ahead of family and friends and having ... More


Burnout

Anna Katharina Schaffner

in Exhaustion: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172301
eISBN:
9780231538855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172301.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Analysis of exhaustion in the context of contemporary stress and burnout theories and debates (primarily psycho-social and socio-political approaches, with hormonal/biomedical underpinnings). ... More


The Paradox of Teaching Empathy in Medical Education

Johanna Shapiro

in Empathy: From Bench to Bedside

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016612
eISBN:
9780262298612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016612.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the reasons why empathy has not been successfully incorporated into medicine despite studies indicating its importance in medicine. The practitioners’ focus on objectivity in ... More


Adding the Teacher Role: Domestic Labor and Burnout

Jennifer Lois

in Home Is Where the School Is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752517
eISBN:
9780814789438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752517.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter exposes the quantitative side of the homeschooling mothers' time, tracing their increasing domestic workloads, rising role strain, and feelings of burnout as their homeschooling careers ... More


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