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  • Published in Oncology nursing forum 2001

Ameliorating the tension: use of forgiveness for healing.

@article{Mickley2001AmelioratingTT,
  title={Ameliorating the tension: use of forgiveness for healing.},
  author={J R Mickley and Kathryn Cowles},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          31-7
        }
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To generate a grounded substantive theory of the process of forgiveness in patients with cancer. DESIGN Qualitative approach, grounded theory. SETTINGS Inpatient hospice, cancer support groups, homecare patients. SAMPLE 25 adult patients with cancer between the ages of 35 and 88 (X = 62.4 years): 13 men and 12 women receiving active, palliative, or terminal treatment. METHODS Using grounded theory methodology, open-ended interviews were transcribed verbatim and… CONTINUE READING

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