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Helping the elderly person resolve integrity versus despair



Helping the elderly person resolve integrity versus despair



Perspectives in Psychiatric Care 28(2): 29-30



The author describes ways in which the nurse can help the elderly person master the developmental stage of integrity versus despair through the use of a life-review process. The author asserts that using the life-review process highlights the elderly person's assets rather than deficits.

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Accession: 040260101

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PMID: 1584634

DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-6163.1992.tb00368.x


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