A groundbreaking study of Wisconsin State Public Defender attorneys examines the effects of “compassion fatigue” – the cumulative physical, emotional, and psychological effects resulting from continual exposure to others’ traumatic experiences. This article discusses factors contributing to the risk any lawyer may face of experiencing its symptoms, and what can be done to mitigate it.

Click on the link below to read the study

Fatigue Final.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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