Here is the English study that these definitions come from:
involves being aware of and absorbing and understanding mental conditions in
oneself and others. Many mental processes are involved – not only thoughts and
emotions, but also needs, wishes and fantasies. In all social interactions, for
example in the relation between patient and doctor, the ability to perceive and
interpret the intentions, impressions and emotions of oneself and others is
emeritus at the unit for general medicine, University of Gothenburg, from his
article “Om läkares olika fallenhet att relatera till patienter”. The title can be roughly translated as “On doctors’ different ways of relating to patients”.
relating to patients, many of whom had mental problems:
and intent on understanding thoughts, emotions and impressions. Often able to
connect with the patients’ situation from a broad overview.
connection with other life situations. Limited interest and curiosity, uneven
seriousness and respect for the patient.
reflect much over their own role in the interaction. Might scoff at patients
with mental problems.
treatment. The doctors were neutral and did not wish to be involved in
psychological circumstances. The narratives of patients were considered
information to be fitted into a biomedical frame.