Florence Nightingale Syndrome

(redirected from Florence Nightingale Effect)
A term of questionable usefulness defined as either a situation in which
(1) a romantic attraction or bond develops between patient and caregiver and is the direct result of the caregiving experience, or
(2) a person's self image is that of a healer of others' pain
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This, I like to think, is the Florence Nightingale effect.
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