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Jess Baker

Chartered Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Co-Author, The Super-Helper Syndrome: A Survival Guide for Compassionate People

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Compassion fatigue in community nursing: what is it, who is susceptible, and what can be done?

‘Losing your ability to show care and compassion because you're just so overwhelmed with the amount of support you've been giving to people – patients, relatives, colleagues.’ .

Why are some people susceptible to Super-Helper Syndrome and what can be done about it?

It is not surprising that during the authors' research on the psychology of those who just cannot stop helping, they found themselves talking to nurses. When the authors asked the question: ‘Why did...

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