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Contact: Andy McGlashen
Michigan State University

Issidoros Sarinopoulos, Michigan State University

Caption: Michigan State University radiology professor Issidoros Sarinopoulos led a study showing that doctors who express empathy change the way their patients' brains function and help them tolerate pain.

Credit: Photo by G.L. Kohuth.

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Related news release: Listen up, doc: Empathy raises patients' pain tolerance

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