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“Guys Can't Say That to Guys”: Four Experiments Assessing the Normative Motivation Account for Deficiencies in the Emotional Support Provided by Men
Men are less likely than women to provide sensitive emotional support when attempting to comfort others. This paper reports four experiments that tested a normative motivation account for this sexExpand
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Explaining sex differences in interaction goals in support situations: Some mediating effects of expressivity and instrumentality
The current study examined the extent to which personality orientations such as expressiveness and instrumentality mediate the effects of sex on goal orientations in support situations. ParticipantsExpand
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Organizational Sensegiving in Family-Centered Care: How NICU Nurses Help Families Make Sense of the NICU Experience.
As frontline caregivers, nurses play a central role in the coordination and delivery of family-centered care (FCC) in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Nurses see first-hand the fear,Expand
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Sensegiving, Leadership, and Nonprofit Crises: How Nonprofit Leaders Make and Give Sense to Organizational Crisis
This study examined how 43 nonprofit leaders across 15 U.S. states make sense of organizational crises in nonprofit contexts, as well as what they think effective leadership is during crises.Expand
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“Me Against the World”: Parental Uncertainty Management at Home Following Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Discharge
ABSTRACT This study explored the uncertainty management processes experienced by parents at home following their child’s discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In-depth,Expand
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Inside Patients’ Homes
This study examined the metaphors used by home hospice nurses when describing their experiences working with dying patients. In-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted with 24 home hospiceExpand
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Interactional Communication Challenges in End-of-Life Care: Dialectical Tensions and Management Strategies Experienced by Home Hospice Nurses
This study examines the dialectical tensions experienced by home hospice nurses in interactions with patients, families, and health care providers. In-depth, semistructured interviews were conductedExpand
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“People Just Don’t Understand”: Challenges Communicating Home Hospice Volunteer Role Experiences to Organizational Outsiders
Volunteers play a central part in the delivery of end-of-life care. Unlike other interdisciplinary team members, however, home hospice volunteers may face unique communication challenges whenExpand
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