"Compassion Fatigue" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Emotional distress caused by repeated or prolonged expression of compassion or empathy. It may occur in individuals working in care giving professions.
- Compassion Fatigue
- Fatigue, Compassion
- Vicarious Trauma
- Trauma, Vicarious
- Traumas, Vicarious
- Vicarious Traumas
- Secondary Trauma
- Secondary Traumas
- Trauma, Secondary
- Traumas, Secondary
- Secondary Traumatization
- Secondary Traumatizations
- Traumatization, Secondary
- Traumatizations, Secondary
- Secondary Traumatic Stress
- Stress, Secondary Traumatic
- Stresses, Secondary Traumatic
- Traumatic Stress, Secondary
- Vicarious Traumatization
- Traumatization, Vicarious
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Compassion Fatigue" by people in Profiles.
Kellogg MB, Dowling JS, Knight M, Crawford SL. Validating the Secondary Traumatic Stress Scale for Pediatric Nurses. J Nurs Meas. 2018 12; 26(3):E114-E126.
Kellogg MB, Knight M, Dowling JS, Crawford SL. Secondary Traumatic Stress in Pediatric Nurses. J Pediatr Nurs. 2018 Nov - Dec; 43:97-103.