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Family Stress and Adaptation.

Mays, Rose M. R.N., M.S.N., P.N.A.
Nurse Practitioner: August 1988
Health Care Issues/Theoretical Focus: PDF Only

The Double ABCX model of family stress and adaptation addresses the variability in family response to normative and non-normative stressors. In this article, the theory and some of the supporting research are highlighted. The theory's relevance for clinical practice and for future research in primary care is illustrated.

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