The utility of self-care theory as a theoretical basis for self-neglect.

  title={The utility of self-care theory as a theoretical basis for self-neglect.},
  author={William Lauder},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={34 4},
AIM This paper sets out to explore the utility of self-care theory in understanding self-neglect. Further theoretical development of both self-care and self-neglect theory and attending core concepts is an important objective. BACKGROUND The notions of self-neglect and self-care are frequently linked in the literature. The relationship between self-neglect and self-care is not clear and the strengths and limitations in using self-care theory to facilitate a greater understanding of self… CONTINUE READING

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