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Building the family network: A community is born

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Date Issued:
1996
Summary:
This research study is a description of the meaning of membership in a network of families affected by HIV-AIDS. Four network members were interviewed using a phenomenological approach to guide the inquiry. Narrative descriptions were generated which revealed six essential themes. They were: "Reaching Out to Each Other", "Building a Foundation", "Sharing Hope", "Growing Stronger", "Respecting and Accepting", and "Belonging Together." One Metatheme emerged "Building a Community." The implications for nursing practice, education and research are discussed.
Title: Building the family network: A community is born.
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Name(s): Petit, Robin Cecilie
Florida Atlantic University, Degree Grantor
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Date Issued: 1996
Physical Form: pdf
Extent: 110 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: This research study is a description of the meaning of membership in a network of families affected by HIV-AIDS. Four network members were interviewed using a phenomenological approach to guide the inquiry. Narrative descriptions were generated which revealed six essential themes. They were: "Reaching Out to Each Other", "Building a Foundation", "Sharing Hope", "Growing Stronger", "Respecting and Accepting", and "Belonging Together." One Metatheme emerged "Building a Community." The implications for nursing practice, education and research are discussed.
Identifier: 9780591161502 (isbn), 15348 (digitool), FADT15348 (IID), fau:12116 (fedora)
Note(s): Adviser: Sherrilyn Coffman.
Thesis (M.S.N.)--Florida Atlantic University, 1996.
Subject(s): Psychology, Social
Health Sciences, Nursing
Health Sciences, Public Health
Sociology, Individual and Family Studies
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