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‚ÄčOver the last twenty five years I’ve learned how to separate empathy for patients and having sympathy for their situations .   Exactly what are the two and how are they different ? Wikipedia defines Empathy as the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within the other being’s frame of reference, i.e., the capacity to place oneself in another’s position. Sympathy is the perception, understanding, and reaction to the distress… Read More

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