Residents’ clinical empathy: gender and specialty comparisons - a Romanian study


  • Bogdan Ioan Voinescu Department of Psychiatry, Clinical County Hospital of Emergency, Cluj-Napoca
  • Aurora Szentagotai Faculty of Psychology, Babes Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
  • Adrew Coogan Department of Psychology, NUI Maynooth, Kilkenny


Empathy, Medical resident, Measurement, Psychiatry


Objective. To measure and examine medical residents’ (junior doctors) empathy and to compare psychiatry residents’ empathy with that of other specialties. Participants and Methods. A translated version of Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy for Practisin


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How to Cite

Voinescu, B. I., Szentagotai, A., & Coogan, A. (2008). Residents’ clinical empathy: gender and specialty comparisons - a Romanian study. Acta Medica Academica, 38(1), 11–15. Retrieved from



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