Carolyn K Maynard

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a structured cognitive-behavioral group intervention designed by Verona Gordon to reduce depression in women. An experimental three group pretest and posttest design was used. Women were randomly assigned to the structured and support groups. The structured group was found to be significantly(More)
A survey was undertaken of 129 community nurses who had chosen to utilise a clinical nurse consultant for education and/or patient care at home. Accessibility, efficiency, usefulness of the consultation and the educative role of the clinical nurse consultant were examined. The responses indicated that the community nurses had positive perceptions regarding(More)
This study sought to determine how registered nurses make decisions regarding the management of chronic wounds. A self-administered questionnaire consisting of both Likert-type and open-ended questions was used to survey registered nurses working in hospitals and community services in a large Australian city. A total of 140 questionnaires were returned from(More)
Depression is conceptualized as a multidimensional process in women. Women who are depressed must deal with a myriad of problems. A group psychoeducational approach provides a comprehensive treatment strategy to assist women in developing the knowledge and skills necessary for managing the stresses associated with being a women in our society. The small(More)
Depression and dementia are two common problems among the elderly that may be difficult to differentiate. Prompt and accurate diagnosis is important not only for symptom management, but to reduce social isolation and cognitive impairment, and prevent physical disability and suicide. Use this six-step process as a guideline to help differentiate depression(More)
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