Empathy and Compassion in Holistic Social Medicine Approach: Enhancing Treatment Outcomes for Tobacco Addiction

Published: 14 June 2024| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/tn7ynzr3y3.1
Ranjit Singha


The article emphasises the importance of empathy and compassion in tobacco addiction treatment and their impact on patient outcomes and well-being. It highlights the significance of a patient-centred approach and a holistic approach to social medicine that recognises the complexity of addiction and addresses all of its aspects. Incorporating empathy and compassion into treatment protocols promotes long-term recovery. The need for future research to evaluate the effects of empathy and compassion on smoking cessation rates and devise innovative interventions is emphasised. It concludes by emphasising empathy and compassion in assisting individuals on their path to a life without nicotine



Social Sciences