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DOI or Website Link:  doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2012.04.033
Publication:  Psychiatry Research, 199(3), 201–207.
  • Dadds, M. R., 
  • Cauchi, a J., 
  • Wimalaweera, S., 
  • Hawes, D. J., 
  • Brennan, J.
Date:   (2012).

Dadds, M. R., Cauchi, a J., Wimalaweera, S., Hawes, D. J., & Brennan, J. (2012). Outcomes, moderators, and mediators of empathic-emotion recognition training for complex conduct problems in childhood. Psychiatry Research, 199(3), 201–207. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2012.04.033

*Dadds, M. R., Cauchi, A. J., Wimalaweera, S., Hawes, D. J., & Brennan, J. (2012). Outcomes, moderators, and mediators of empathic-emotion recognition training for complex conduct problems in childhood. Psychiatry Research, 199, 201–207.



Topic Area: (In which field / sector / perspective was this study conducted?)

Definition(How was empathy defined?)

Benefits(Were any benefits of empathy mentioned?)

Criticisms  (Were any criticisms, negative effects or risks of empathy mentioned?)

Methods(What were the methods used to train empathy?)
  •  Expressive
  •  Emotion recognition training

Target Group:  (Who participated in this study / training?)
  • Children with behavioral/emotional problems

Measurements(About the assessment: How was the change in empathy measured before/after the intervention/method?) 

Result: (What was the result?)
  • Improvements in affective empathy and conduct problems in kids with high callous/unemotional traits  (WEISZ 2016)*

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