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Issue Date: July 01, 2015
Published Online: February 09, 2016
Updated: June 13, 2018
Compassion Fatigue: A Scoping Review of the Literature
Author Affiliations
  • University of Southern California (USC) Mrs. T. H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Article Information
Cardiopulmonary Conditions / Health and Wellness / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   July 01, 2015
Compassion Fatigue: A Scoping Review of the Literature
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911505109. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-RP207C
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911505109. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-RP207C
Abstract

Date Presented 4/17/2015

In interdisciplinary peer literature, compassion fatigue (CF) has been defined as the lessening of one’s ability to empathize due to exposure to trauma and suffering. A scoping review was conducted to fill the gap in occupational therapy literature on CF and health care professionals.