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What are good personality traits to have as a caregiver?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Caring and giving.
It's not trite to say that the very nature of a caregiver is in the definition of the word itself.
Other qualities such as patience, persistence, good insight and judgement are more than desireable, they are necessary. Being a true caregiver can be very draining emotionally and physically so i would add healthy and even tempered to the list. If some of those aren't there you can learn them.

In brief: Caring and giving.
It's not trite to say that the very nature of a caregiver is in the definition of the word itself.
Other qualities such as patience, persistence, good insight and judgement are more than desireable, they are necessary. Being a true caregiver can be very draining emotionally and physically so i would add healthy and even tempered to the list. If some of those aren't there you can learn them.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Caregiver
Empathy, altruism, compassion, affectionate.

In brief: Caregiver
Empathy, altruism, compassion, affectionate.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Patience too!
Dr. Alan Ali
Thanks Dr. Pappas !
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