Meaning in Life and Self-Esteem Help Hospice Nurses Withstand Prolonged Exposure to Death.

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Summary of "Meaning in Life and Self-Esteem Help Hospice Nurses Withstand Prolonged Exposure to Death."

The purpose of this study was to investigate relationships between the presence of and search for meaning in life and self-esteem, psychological distress, burnout, and affect among hospice nurses.


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Name: Journal of nursing management
ISSN: 1365-2834


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