n Mental Health Matters - Managing compassion satisfaction, burnout & compassion fatigue - 'The Good, The Bad & The Ugly'

Volume 2, Issue 4
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There are 'good', 'bad' and 'ugly' outcomes to helping others. The literature consistently identifies three potential consequences to helping those in need. Not everyone experiences all three. The more prolonged and cumulative the exposure to working with others, the more likely the person will encounter at least some good, bad and ugly reaction (Stamm, 2002).

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