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The Framework of Systemic Organization
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The Framework of Systemic Organization
A Conceptual Approach to Families and Nursing



October 1995 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Friedemann's theory of nursing - a theory centred primarily on the family - is here presented for the first time in its entirety. She presents a clear description of the Framework of Systemic Organization, validation of the concepts through existing research findings, and case studies that explore the use of the framework with families. The book guides the reader towards a concept of nursing that unifies theory, clinical expertise and research in seeking to advocate and support health and well-being in each individual and family.
Ann Whall
Foreword
 
Introduction
 
PART ONE: THE FRAMEWORK OF SYSTEMIC ORGANIZATION
 
The Framework and Its Propositions
 
Nursing of Families and Family Members
 
PART TWO: INFLUENTIAL FACTORS IN THE FAMILY PROCESS AND RESEARCH
 
Family Type Considerations
 
Life-Span Considerations
 
Cultural Considerations
 
Research with the Framework of Systemic Organization
Basic Considerations and Issues

 
 
PART THREE: FAMILIES IN CRISIS: CRISES ARISING WITHIN THE LIFE PROCESS
 
Introduction
 
Crises with Developmental Transitions
 
Crises with Change in Family Structure
 
Crises with Addictions and Violence
 
Research with the Family Life Process and Crisis
 
PART FOUR: FAMILIES IN CRISIS: CRISIS WITH DISEASE AND DEATH
 
Introduction
 
Families and the Acute Care System
 
Families and the Crisis of Death
 
Families with Chronically Ill Members
 
Families with Chronic Mental Illness/Developmental Disabilities
 
Research with Families Who Experience Disease and Illness
 
PART FIVE: FAMILIES IN CRISIS: CRISIS FROM THE ENVIRONMENT
 
Introduction
 
Affront from a Hostile Environment
 
Roles in the Workplace and Family Crisis
 
Families and Unemployment
 
Families and Chronic Poverty
 
Research on Environmental/Economic Conditions and Families
 
CONCLUDING REMARKS

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