In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term is compassion. I was inspired to write about this after my manager expressed her view that "too much compassion is paternalistic". She's useless, but I thought I'd take a look at why that statement is so messed up.… Continue reading What Is… Compassion – And Is Too Much Paternalistic?
How do issues like paternalism vs. autonomy affect the experience of being hospitalized on the psych ward?