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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Content type: Original research

    America scored at the top of the World Giving Index survey in 2014. This paper reports on a survey among US physicians about preferences for and prevalence of pro-bono activities devoted to health-related dire...

    Authors: Paul H. Caldron, Ann Impens, Milena Pavlova and Wim Groot

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2015 2:8

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  4. Content type: Debate article

    Homelessness is a wide-spread problem which can lead to high vulnerability and social exclusion. There are many reasons why a person may become homeless, with relationship breakdown being reported as a common ...

    Authors: Jon Limebury and Sue Shea

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2015 2:7

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  5. Content type: Debate article

    Recent high profile cases in the UK have all too often demonstrated care which lacked compassion or dignity, although this is far from being a new phenomenon

    Authors: David Haslam

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2015 2:6

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  6. Content type: Case study

    Person-centred practice, which includes compassion, needs to be well facilitated in order to flourish in healthcare settings. Facilitation is known to be complex and requires expert knowing and skills. The imp...

    Authors: Famke van Lieshout, Angie Titchen, Brendan McCormack and Tanya McCance

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2015 2:5

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  7. Content type: Original research

    Empathy is a difficult characteristic to define, teach and assess; the ‘nebulous’ properties of empathic behaviour often means that educators fail to incorporate the explicit teaching and assessment of empathy...

    Authors: Brett Williams, Ted Brown, Lisa McKenna, Claire Palermo, Prue Morgan, Debra Nestel, Richard Brightwell, Susan Gilbert-Hunt, Karen Stagnitti, Alexander Olaussen and Caroline Wright

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2015 2:4

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  8. Content type: Original research

    Physician empathy is important to patients across the socio-economic spectrum. However, whether socioeconomic status (SES) influences how patients’ judge physician empathy is not known. We investigated how pat...

    Authors: Jenna-Marie Lundy, Annemieke Bikker, Maria Higgins, Graham C Watt, Paul Little, Gerry M Humphries and Stewart W Mercer

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2015 2:2

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  9. Content type: Original research

    Stress is a critical problem facing many healthcare institutions. The consequences of stress include increased provider burnout and decreased quality of care for patients. Ironically, a key factor that may hel...

    Authors: Emma M Seppala, Cendri A Hutcherson, Dong TH Nguyen, James R Doty and James J Gross

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2014 1:5

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  10. Content type: Original research

    The physical and psychological health problems associated with obesity are now well documented, as is the urgency for addressing them. In addition, associations between quality of life, depression, self-esteem...

    Authors: Jean Gilbert, R James Stubbs, Corinne Gale, Paul Gilbert, Laura Dunk and Louise Thomson

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2014 1:9

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  11. Content type: Debate article

    In the following paper it is argued that within a mistaken materialistic western scientific paradigm, mind is incorrectly reduced to brain. Such bad science means that compassion, along with many other phenome...

    Authors: Martin Seager

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2014 1:3

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  12. Content type: Case study

    Compassion, and its close counterparts empathy and kindness, are increasingly being recognized as essential dimensions of a quality health care experience, with further evidence demonstrating that they can be ...

    Authors: Sara Guastello and Susan B Frampton

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2014 1:2

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  13. Content type: Original research

    The emergence of anger as an important predictor of chronic pain outcomes suggests that treatments that target anger may be particularly useful within the context of chronic pain. Eastern traditions prescribe ...

    Authors: Heather L Chapin, Beth D Darnall, Emma M Seppala, James R Doty, Jennifer M Hah and Sean C Mackey

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2014 1:4

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  14. Content type: Original research

    The importance of empathic, person-centred care that is responsive to the individual patients’ needs is increasingly visible in national and international healthcare policies but there is a need for practical ...

    Authors: Niamh M Fitzgerald, Susie Heywood, Annemieke P Bikker and Stewart W Mercer

    Citation: Journal of Compassionate Health Care 2014 1:6

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2016 Journal Metrics

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    56 days from submission to first decision
    18 days from acceptance to publication

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