Integrating Social Support in Nursing

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SAGE Publications, Jun 9, 1993 - Medical - 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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Contents

Impact on Health Health Behavior
34
Significance of Social Support
68
Nurses Research Contributions
91
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Stewart is Professor of Nursing, Public Health Sciences and Director, Centre for Health Promotion Studies at the University of Alberta.

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