Recommended further reading:
Westendorp J, Stouthard J, Meijers MC, Neyrinck BAM, de Jong P, van Dulmen S, van Vliet LM. The power of clinician-expressed empathy to increase information recall in advanced breast cancer care: an observational study in clinical care, exploring the mediating role of anxiety. Patient Educ Couns. 2021 May; 104(5): 1109-1115.
Tazegul G, Etcioglu E, Yildiz F, Yildiz R, Tuney D. Can MRI related patient anxiety be prevented? Magn Reson Imaging. 2015 Jan; 33(1): 180-183.
Decety J, Fotopoulou A. Why empathy has a beneficial impact on others in medicine: unifying theories. Front Behav Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 8: 457.