Descriptor English: Empathy
Descriptor Spanish: Empatía
Descriptor Portuguese: Empatia
Descriptor French: Empathie
Entry term(s): Bienveillance
Tree number(s): F01.752.355
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
ES éthique
GE génétique
PH physiologie
RE effets des radiations
DeCS ID: 4721
Unique ID: D004645
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Date Established: 1971/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Empathie - Preferred
Concept UI M0007308
Preferred term Empathie
Sollicitude - Broader
Concept UI M0007309
Preferred term Sollicitude
Entry term(s) Bienveillance
Compassion - Narrower
Concept UI M0007310
Preferred term Compassion

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