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When Caring for the Body Isn't Enough

Sabella, Donna PhD, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000411180.08965.cc
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Abstract

Know what to do when patients experience emotional problems.

Editor's note: This new column on mental health issues, which will appear several times a year, provides useful information, sound advice, and evidence-based suggestions on this topic for nurses in all fields.

In Brief

This new column on mental health issues, which will appear several times a year, provides useful in formation, sound advice, and evidence-based suggestions for nurses in all fields.

Author Information

Donna Sabella, a mental health nurse, is on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia. She also coordinates Mental Health Matters: dmonheit@nursing.upenn.edu. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.