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Beliefs, Behaviors, and Health of Undergraduate Nursing Students

Crary, Pamela PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/HNP.0b013e318280f75e

This article highlights a recent theory-guided study of undergraduate nursing students' perceived stress, coping, self-compassion, physical and emotional symptoms, and self-care behaviors and also examines the same in relation to the learning environment with results that lend support for the inclusion of self-care behaviors in nursing education.

Edgewood College School of Nursing, Madison, Wisconsin.

Correspondence: Pamela Crary, PhD, RN, Edgewood College School of Nursing, 1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison, WI 53711 (

The author has disclosed that she has no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

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