[Using Peplau's theory in the nurse-patient relationship].


In caring for a person suffering from depression, Peplau's theory of "Interpersonal Relations" was found to be both effective and representative of what psychiatric nurses do. Peplau's work, initially published in 1952, continues to offer a major contribution to nursing knowledge and deserves the significance ascribed to it in the 1990s. Below, a report on… (More)