Waiting and liminality: a phenomenon of spousal caregiving?


BACKGROUND Waiting is an inevitable reality for cancer patients and their families. To date, a paucity of research has explored the meaning given to the emotional experience of waiting by spouses who provide care for cancer patients. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this discussion article is to introduce readers to the concept of liminality as a mechanism to… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e31828ee266