A compassion-based program to reduce psychological distress in medical students: A pilot randomized clinical trial
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Citation: Rojas B, Catalan E, Diez G, Roca P (2023) A compassion-based program to reduce psychological distress in medical students: A pilot randomized clinical trial. PLoS ONE 18(6): https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0287388
Objectives Physicians and medical students are subject to higher levels of psychological distress than the general population. These challenges have a negative impact in medical practice, leading to uncompassionate care. This pilot study aims to examine the feasibility of Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) to reduce psychological distress and improve the well-being of medical students. We hypothesize that the CCT program, as compared to a waitlist control group, will reduce psychological ...