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Appropriate training based on Balint groups can improve the empathic abilities of medical students: A preliminary study

Conclusion: Results suggest that Balint groups may enable medical students to better handle difficult clinical situations such as those presented by borderline personalities. Our findings encourage assessing training initiatives designed at helping young medical students to take into account the emotional component of a doctor–patient relationship.Highlights: (Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research)

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Appropriate training based on Balint groups can improve the empathic abilities of medical students: A preliminary study

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