Biological vs Psychosocial explanation of disease – impact on empathy

www.wissenschaft-aktuell.de/artikel/TherapiepsychischerStoerungenSchadetdieKenntnisbiologischerUrsachen1771015589703.html Original article: Effects of biological explanations for mental disorderson clinicians” empathyMatthew S. Lebowitz1 and Woo-kyoung Ahn www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/11/25/1414058111; “Significance:;This suggests that biological explanations might actually decrease empathy. Indeed we find that biological explanations significantly reduce clinicians” empathy. This is alarming…
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