Today I was on my long shift and feeling the blues as usual when I was asked to see a patient as part of gen med review. 211 more words
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Empathy is the ability most humans have to understand the way someone else is feeling. Unless you are a psychopath, narcissist, or sociopath, you will have the ability to feel empathy for others on some level.
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I think all too often we forget that empathy and understanding are not synonymous.
There is nothing more offensive and nothing that minimizes a mental illness more than to tell someone that you understand what it feels like. 635 more words