Care of self - care by other - care of other: the meaning of self-care from research, practice, policy and industry perspectives.

@article{Godfrey2011CareOS,
  title={Care of self - care by other - care of other: the meaning of self-care from research, practice, policy and industry perspectives.},
  author={Christina M Godfrey and Margaret B. Harrison and Rosemary M Lysaght and Marianne Lamb and Ian D. Graham and Patricia Oakley},
  journal={International journal of evidence-based healthcare},
  year={2011},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={3-24}
}
BACKGROUND Currently, no single definition of self-care is broadly accepted in the literature. Definitions vary as to (i) who engages in self-care behaviour; (ii) what motivates self-care behaviours; and (iii) the extent to which healthcare professionals are involved. Perspectives of self-care differ between healthcare professionals and the general public, and between healthcare professionals in different disciplines and different roles. As different professions view self-care within their own… CONTINUE READING

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