FEATURESSelf-Transcendence A Concept Analysis for Nursing PraxisTeixeira, M. Elizabeth MS, APRN, BC, CDEAuthor Information Hightstown Medical Associates, East Windsor, New Jersey, and Adjunct Faculty, Helene Fuld School of Nursing, Blackwood, New Jersey. Corresponding Author: M. Elizabeth Teixeira, MS, APRN, BC, CDE, Helene Fuld School of Nursing, Blackwood, NJ 08012 ([email protected]). Holistic Nursing Practice: January 2008 - Volume 22 - Issue 1 - p 25-31 doi: 10.1097/01.HNP.0000306325.49332.ed Buy Metrics Abstract Self-transcendence is a quality inherent in every human being. This process toward personal transformation is instrumental in finding true meaning and purpose in life. When faced with adversity, self-transcendence can be a powerful coping strategy. Clarity of this concept will assist nurses in providing holistic interventions that promote and facilitate self-transcendence. © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.