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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: A survey of self-neglect in patients living in the community
Author(s): Lauder, William
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Keywords: orem
self-care agency
Self-management (Psychology)
Self Care psychology
Health behavior
Issue Date: Jan-1999
Date Deposited: 9-Dec-2009
Citation: Lauder W (1999) A survey of self-neglect in patients living in the community. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 8 (1), pp. 95-102.
Abstract: • Self-neglect is a familiar concept to all community nurses. Nevertheless there have been few empirical studies undertaken in this area over the last 30 years. • The study of self-neglect has been hampered by inadequate conceptualization and a lack of theoretical frameworks. • This article reports a study of patients who did and did not self-neglect, drawn from district nursing caseloads. • Patients with self-neglect had lower levels of operable self-care agency than patients in a comparison group. • Only self-neglecting patients had the nursing diagnoses `ineffective management of therapy' and `non-compliance'.
DOI Link: 10.1046/j.1365-2702.1999.00231.x
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