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Published: 25 August 2005

216 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195172232

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Overcoming Secondary Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice

A Guide to Professional Resilience and Personal Well-Being

Robert J. Wicks

  • Describes how health care professionals can develop personal self-care protocols.
  • Offers a new "Medical-Nursing Professional Secondary Stress Self-Awareness Questionnaire" for private reflection or for discussion with one's mentor.
  • Includes a unique section on strengthening one's inner life through the use of three core spiritual wisdom approaches.
  • Offers an up-to-date and extensive bibliography of recent research, clinical papers, and books on medical-nursing practice and secondary stress.
  • Provides a description of four "voices" one needs in one's circle of friends to ensure that balance, perspective, growth, and challenge are fostered in one's personal/professional life.

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