Author(s): Prasanna Guru. E, Gheena. S

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DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00286.9   

Address: Prasanna Guru. E1 , Gheena. S2
1BDS 2ndyear, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai India.
2Associate Professor of Oral Pathology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai India.
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Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 9,     Year - 2016


ABSTRACT:
Aim and Objectives: This cross-sectional study examines the self-reported empathy levels of undergraduate students especially among 1st years and final years in four different health sciences disciplines.Background: Empathy is a central component in effective healthcare provider-patient relationships, yet evidence exists that healthcare professions students lack empathy. The highest mean empathy scores on entry to university were noted . A questionnaire with 20 questions are issued to the students and finally the mean empathy scores are noted among medical, nursing, physiotherapy and dental students achieving statistical significance. Reason: This study aims at expanding the current understanding of empathy and what may influence empathy levels in students planning to enter healthcare.


Cite this article:
Prasanna Guru. E, Gheena. S. A study of empathy across students from 4 health disciplines among 1st years and Final years. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(9):1472-1776. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00286.9

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Prasanna Guru. E, Gheena. S. A study of empathy across students from 4 health disciplines among 1st years and Final years. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(9):1472-1776. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00286.9   Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2016-9-9-38


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