Further Reading on Key Words

Burnout

Hawkins, Patricia & Halprin, Robin. “Why Workers are Wearing Out”, Update on Human Behavior, 7.4 (1987).

Secondary Trauma

Pearlman, Laurie Anne & Saakvitne, Karen W. Trauma and the Therapist: Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization in Psychotherapy with Incest Survivors. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1995.

Vicarious Trauma

Pearlman, Laurie Anne & Saakvitne, Karen W. Trauma and the Therapist: Countertransference and Vicarious Traumatization in Psychotherapy with Incest Survivors. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1995.

Compassion Fatigue

Figley, Charles. Compassion Fatigue: Coping with Secondary Stress Disorder in Those Who Treat the Traumatized. Levittown: Brunner/Mazel, 1995.

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-Cordelia Anderson