Integrating Social Support in Nursing

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SAGE Publications, Jun 9, 1993 - Social Science - 246 pages
This is the first volume on social support from a nursing perspective. The author documents nursing's contribution to the field and analyzes current conceptual controversies. She emphasizes the necessity for a social support based framework and proposes a psychosocial model of health care delivery that incorporates environment, nursing and health and that regards patients as partners, families as allies.

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