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Description - From Detached Concern to Empathy by Jodi Halpern

This book offers an in-depth analysis of the cognitive and ethical role of emotion, particularly empathy, in medical practice. The author explains how doctors can use empathy in diagnosing and treating patients without jeopardizing their objectivity or projecting their own values on to patients.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195111194
ISBN-10: 0195111192
Format: Hardback
(244mm x 163mm x 19mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jodi Halpern

Jodi Halpern, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her B.A., M.D., and Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University, did an internship at the UCLA/ Wadsworth VA Medical Centers, and completed a residency in psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. She won the Louis Nahum Prize for her medical school thesis, and her Ph.D. thesis was awarded the Porter Prize, which is given to the outstanding dissertation at Yale of general interest across the disciplines.

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From Detached Concern to Empathy by Jodi Halpern
Paperback, August 2011
$42.26