Focusing in particular on compassionate care, this practical textbook covers all aspects of psychology relevant to nursing and healthcare students. Key Features include: * Coverage of the most important core psychology concepts for students, directly linked to relevant practice contexts * Case studies and scenarios from service users, carers, students and practitioners to help readers relate theory to practice * Reflective activities to develop critical thinking with outline answers at the end of each chapter * A glossary with definitions of key terms to further understanding.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychological Theory
Introduction to Psychological Theory
I experience, I feel; I am human
I notice your suffering, I feel your suffering; I am sympathy
I sense your suffering, we share your suffering; I am empathy
Your pain is my pain, your comfort ...