Compassion Fatigue Research Paper

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Researchers have found compassion fatigue to be and occupational hazard and individuals who are in a helping professions are most likely to deal with the psychological stressor that stimulate compassion fatigue. There are many reasons for which helping professionals can develop compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. These are described in Saakvitne and Pearlman’s book “Transforming the Pain” (1996). Also, Compassion fatigue can be easily be triggered by individuals who do not carefully use time management, by no creating time for their selves while helping others. Becoming Burnout is very easy when trying to cater other individuals. For example if there is an individual who works in the position of a parole officer they could become traumatized

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