Courage as a Process of Pushing Beyond the Struggle

@article{Finfgeld1999CourageAA,
  title={Courage as a Process of Pushing Beyond the Struggle},
  author={D. Finfgeld},
  journal={Qualitative Health Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={803 - 814}
}
  • D. Finfgeld
  • Published 1999
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Qualitative Health Research
Six qualitative studies have been carried out to better understand courage among individuals who range in age from 14 to 94 years and are experiencing a variety of lingering threats to their well-being. The purpose of this meta-interpretation was to synthesize those works and further delineate an emergent formal theory of courage. Based on the findings, courage is a dynamic phenomenon that is precipitated by a perceived threat. The ability to be courageous develops over time and includes… Expand
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