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Is Loneliness a Spiritual Need?

Sweat, Mary T.

Journal of Christian Nursing: April/June 2014 - Volume 31 - Issue 2 - p 127
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000057
Department: FAQs in Spiritual Care

Nurses can fine-tune assessment skills to be aware of signs and symptoms of loneliness and offer helpful interventions.

Mary T. Sweat, MSN, RN, is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and has completed four quarters of Clinical Pastoral Education and the Parish Nurse Certificate Program. She taught nursing for 28 years, is active in Nurses Christian Fellowship, and is a member of St. Therese Little Flower Catholic Church.

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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