Emotional and Spiritual Wellness

Emotional and Spiritual Wellness

Lauren S. Grider, DVM, CCFP Mark,* a twenty-eight-year-old emergency veterinarian, started getting serious about creating his self-care plan after a particularly difficult week. He had drawn holiday weekend duty in the ER, and his last shift was exceptionally busy, with a heavy load of trauma patients, many of which didn’t survive. Toward the end of…

Compassion Fatigue: A Hidden Danger to Veterinary Professionals

Compassion Fatigue : A Hidden Danger to Veterinary Professionals

Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. These negative effects worsen over time if the underlying cause is not addressed.

Compassion Fatigue : Understanding Your Risk

Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. These negative effects worsen over time if the underlying cause is not addressed.

Compassion Fatigue: Shielding and Healing Yourself

Compassion Fatigue : Shielding and Healing Yourself

Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. These negative effects worsen over time if the underlying cause is not addressed.

Compassion Fatigue : The Many Faces of Mindfulness

Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. Compassion fatigue is a state of mental and physical distress that occurs when caregivers are chronically exposed to the suffering of others. Symptoms of compassion fatigue vary and might include exhaustion, frustration, depression, apathy, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, sleep disturbances, intrusive imagery, and fear. These negative effects worsen over time if the underlying cause is not addressed.