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dc.contributor.author Adegbola, Maxine A.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-27T16:24:16Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-27T16:24:16Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Published in Journal of Theory Construction & Testing; Fall/Winter2006, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pg. 42-46. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/4978
dc.description.abstract Chronic illness presents challenges and opportunities to the person affected. Persons with chronic illness have identified spirituality as a resource that promotes quality of life. Few authors and researchers have considered spirituality as a factor in quality of life. This paper presents theoretical and research tools to support the inclusion of spirituality ana quality of life assessments as inseparable, essential elements in the care of persons with chronic illness. The philosophical underpinnings of nursing are caring and holism. Because of these underpinnings, nursing is well positioned to implement spiritualinterventions in practice, propel the development of theory, andbuitda body of evidence to promote quality of life for persons with chronic illnesses en_US
dc.description.sponsorship University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Tucker Publications en_US
dc.subject Spirituality en_US
dc.subject Quality of life en_US
dc.subject FACT-Sp en_US
dc.subject FACT-G en_US
dc.subject Chronic en_US
dc.subject Holistic health en_US
dc.title Spirituality and Quality of Life in Chronic Illness en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.department College of Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink https://www.uta.edu/mentis/profile/?2484 en
dc.identifier.externalLinkDescription Link to Research Profiles en_US

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