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Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London. We would like to thank all those who made this work possible. We are indebted in particular to the parents, practitioners, and managers who kindly gave their time to contribute to the generation of data for this study. We would also like to thank members of the health visiting profession,(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine factors that influence use of mental health service (MHS) by African Americans (AA) first-time voluntary users who accessed public MHS. Using a grounded theory approach, 24 participants were interviewed. Three major enabling factors - family, valued others, and beliefs - were identified that focused on the ability to(More)
OBJECTIVE to characterize the maternal care for children under one year of age with a view to child health promotion at home. METHOD exploratory study with qualitative data analysis, thematic mode, based on the conceptual framework of the essential needs of children, based on interviews recorded with 16 mothers. RESULTS the analysis of the maternal(More)
T he collection of twelve essays contained in this monograph is meant to initiate and inform the 2007–2008 University Dialogue. " Democracy " is a complex concept in contemporary American culture for a variety of reasons. While it is a term used by citizens of all political persuasions, ethnic identities, social classes, and geographic locales, its meanings(More)
The aim of this article was to chronicle the development and status of a diversity vision within a psychiatric nursing organization. Organizational activities to support diversity and cultural competence, along with challenges to a full integration of these values, are presented. Psychiatric nurses need to be engaged in the process of developing personal(More)
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