The intentionality of compassion energy.

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Compassion energy is the converse of compassion fatigue. Nurses will grow and thrive if they understand how to self-generate vigor as compassion energy, preventing compassion fatigue or burnout. The compassion energy experience can elicit implications for nursing practice to add to the caring process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-229
Number of pages8
JournalHolistic Nursing Practice
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2009
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing
  • Complementary and alternative medicine

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