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  1. Content type: Review

    Young carers are children or young people who look after family members who are ill or have disabilities. They take over similar caregiving responsibilities to those of adult family carers and need special sup...

    Authors: Nino Chikhradze, Christiane Knecht and Sabine Metzing

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:12

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  2. Content type: Original research

    Euthanasia poses a hot topic of argument in all modern societies. While in several countries the law allows euthanasia under certain conditions, in others, such as Greece, there is no established legal backgro...

    Authors: Tania Triantafyllou, Nikolaos Giakis, Elisavet Polychronopoulou, Michael Demosthenous, Stylianos Karatzas, Spyridon Stergiopoulos, Georgios Zografos and Dimitrios Theodorou

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:10

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  3. Content type: Review

    Physicians from wealthy countries often provide direct medical services in low- and middle-income countries either on a short-term or long-term basis, herein differentiated by the physician’s source of income,...

    Authors: Paul H. Caldron

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:9

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  4. Content type: Orginal research

    The aim of this paper is to explore the concepts of personhood and compassion, as perceived by staff caring for people with dementia (PwD) in community-based dementia daycare. Autonomy in the Western culture i...

    Authors: Rakel Berenbaum, Chariklia Tziraki and Keren Mazuz

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:8

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  5. Content type: Original research

    Empathy is the ability to put yourself in the place of others and understand their feelings and experiences. Empathy with cancer patients is essential in all disease stages. The purpose of our study was to det...

    Authors: Maryam Sedaghati Kesbakhi, Camelia Rohani, Jamileh Mohtashami and Malihe Nasiri

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:7

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  6. Content type: Original research

    Informal care is taking an increasingly important role in our health care system, and an improvement in our understanding of caregiving experiences and outcomes has become more relevant. The Lifelines informal...

    Authors: M. Oldenkamp, M. Hagedoorn, R. P. Stolk, R. P. M. Wittek and N. Smidt

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:6

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  7. Content type: Original research

    Research in the last 20 years has provided good evidence that developing compassion-focused motives for self and others has a range of benefits. However, people can behave in prosocial ways for different reaso...

    Authors: Paul Gilbert, Francisca Catarino, Joana Sousa, Laura Ceresatto, Rosalind Moore and Jaskaran Basran

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:5

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  8. Content type: Original Research

    Studies of the value of compassion on physical and mental health and social relationships have proliferated in the last 25 years. Although, there are several conceptualisations and measures of compassion, this...

    Authors: Paul Gilbert, Francisca Catarino, Cristiana Duarte, Marcela Matos, Russell Kolts, James Stubbs, Laura Ceresatto, Joana Duarte, José Pinto-Gouveia and Jaskaran Basran

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2017 4:4

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  9. Content type: Original research

    In recent years, a growing number of studies report on the importance of empathy to women’s care. The Midwifery Empathy Scale (M.E.S) was developed in order to study and record the levels of empathy of profess...

    Authors: Victoria G. Vivilaki, Polyxeni Fifli, Anastasia Charitou, Paraskevi Giaxi, Chrysoula Ekizoglou, Nicholas D. Tsopelas, Maria Bouroutzoglou and Evridiki Patelarou

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:12

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  10. Content type: Case study

    It has been suggested that the biomedical approach towards healthcare professional training may neglect the humanistic nature and personal values of care. As such, discussions with regard to the importance of ...

    Authors: Sue Shea, George Samoutis, Robin Wynyard, Andreas Samoutis, Christos Lionis, Andreas Anastasiou, Alice Araujo, Alexia Papageorgiou and Renos Papadopoulos

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:10

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  11. Content type: Original research

    The aim of this case study was to examine the impact of Schwartz Rounds on staff wellbeing and patient care.

    Authors: Melanie S. George

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:9

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:11

  12. Content type: Debate article

    During the autumn of 2015, 21 Schwartz Rounds were held in England and Wales with the same topic: what makes a compassionate relationship between caregiver and patient? Participants explored themes such as the...

    Authors: Joanna Goodrich

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:8

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  13. Content type: Debate article

    From 2007 until 2012 Edinburgh Napier University’s School of Nursing Midwifery and Social Care in conjunction with NHS Lothian, collaborated on a programme of action research entitled, the Leadership in Compas...

    Authors: Stephen Smith, Asha James, Allison Brogan, Elizabeth Adamson and Mandy Gentleman

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:6

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  14. Content type: Case study

    First, to describe the state of the art of joined forces in person-centered care of professionals and patients with their relatives, in the context of intensive care units (ICUs) in the Netherlands. Second, to...

    Authors: Margo M. C. van Mol, Marianne Brackel, Erwin J. O. Kompanje, Lorette Gijsbers, Marjan D. Nijkamp, Armand R. J. Girbes and Jan Bakker

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:5

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  15. Content type: Original research

    Although a considerable number of studies have been conducted with regard to work well-being of medical personnel, few of these have focused on smaller countries with a cultural setting such as Greece. In spec...

    Authors: Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou, Cary L. Cooper and Marilyn J. Davidson

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:4

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  16. Content type: Original research

    Compassion is an important concept in healthcare, and in addition, care should be delivered in a culturally competent manner, taking into account the values, culture, and health beliefs of the individual. Howe...

    Authors: Irena Papadopoulos, Sue Shea, Georgina Taylor, Alfonso Pezzella and Laura Foley

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:2

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  17. Content type: Review

    Working alliance can possibly influence patients’ experiences of pain and physical functioning. The aim of this systematic review is to merge evidence from literature regarding the influence of patients’ perce...

    Authors: Sandra E. Lakke and Sebastiaan Meerman

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2016 3:1

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    56 days from submission to first decision
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