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Compassion fatigue in marriage and family therapy: implications for therapists and clients.
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PMID:  21198684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Given that marriage and family therapists are exposed to a wide range of circumstances that leave them uniquely vulnerable to experiencing compassion fatigue, it is important to examine the stresses and hazards they face and what those consequences mean for both themselves and clients. It is essential that they identify how compassion fatigue negatively affects the therapeutic relationship and overall treatment outcome as well as that of the personal life of the family therapist. The marriage and family therapist is responsible and ethically obligated to identify and implement ways in which he or she can prevent and remedy compassion fatigue.
Sesen Negash; Seda Sahin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of marital and family therapy     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1752-0606     ISO Abbreviation:  J Marital Fam Ther     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7904614     Medline TA:  J Marital Fam Ther     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Purdue University Calumet.
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