Increasing evidence is emerging linking together the Brain (Limbic structures), Endocrine glands, Immune system and thought processes giving rise to the integrated discipline of Psycho-Neuro-Endocrino-Immunology. The Role of Emotions / Personality traits in aetiopathogenesis is reasonably ascertained. Relationships forge interpersonal bonds that involve all these systems. Doctor-Patient Relationship and trust (Healthcare provider – patient Relationships as well) are thus a factor of great significance in the process of healing and recovery
The Academic Medicine study, which was conducted from 2002-2008 by researchers at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, showed that empathy dropped from a mean score of about 115 -140 on orientation day to about 109 by the end of students' third year.
The systemic drop in Empathy is a matter of great concern for the Healthcare sector hence has been studied extensively. It is found that increasing awareness about the Neurology of empathy and its inhibition for effectiveness at work and for prevention of distress of the professional, prevents the deterioration of this vitally intrinsic ability.
Workshops facilitated by Anjana Sen are specifically designed for Healthcare professionals and their specific requirements.