Transforming Nurses' Stress and Anger: Steps Toward Healing, Second Edition

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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!

This timely second edition is needed now more than ever. Overworked nurses in understaffed health institutions are experiencing considerable stress -- and anger -- which can take its toll in fatigue, physical health problems, depression, and substance abuse. This wise and eloquent book, written by the leading nurse expert on anger research, uses the stories of dozens of ordinary nurses and nurse leaders to describe the consequences of mismanaged anger. Specific strategies for channeling anger into personal and professional empowerment are described, along with ways to interact in a positive and assertive manner with patients, other nurses, doctors, and administrators to improve working conditions. Nurses at every level and in any setting will find this an inspiring and refreshing book.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780826128959
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

Sandra P. Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor and Director of the PhD Program in Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her initial nursing preparation was at St. Mary's Hospital School of Nursing, and she worked as a hospital staff nurse for 10 years before pursing new challenges as a nurse educator and researcher. She holds bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in education as well as a master's in nursing, with clinical specialization in community mental health. Dr. Thomas is editor of Issues in Mental Health Nursing, and serves as a reviewer for many other professional journals. She serves on the Board of Directors of the International Council on Women's Health Issues. She is a charter member of the Southern Nursing Research Society and also holds memberships in the American Psychological Association, the American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, and the Society of Behavioral Medicine. In 1996 she was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, and in 1999 she became a Fellow of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Her research has focused on stress, anger and depression. She has presented her research at numerous national and international conferences and published over 90 journal articles and book chapters. Her previous books are Women and Anger (Springer Publishing, 1993); Use Your Anger: A Woman's Guide to Empowerment, with coauthor Cheryl Jefferson (1996); Transforming Nurse' Anger and Pain (Springer, 1998); and Listening to Patients: A Phenomenological Approach to Nursing Research and Practice, with coauthor Howard R. Pollio (Springer, 2002). Listening to Patients received both a Choice Magazine Award as an "Outstanding Academic Title" and an American Journal of Nursing "Book of the Year" Award.

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Table of Contents

  1. Preface
    Introduction
    Part 1: Uncovering the Layers of Nurses' Stress and Anger
  2. Telling Our Stories: What Are Nurses Stressed and Angry About?
  3. Exposing the Consequences of Mismanaged Anger
  4. Differentiating Between Rational and Irrational Anger
  5. Modifying Nonproductive Anger Styles

  6. Part 2: Connecting with Others
  7. Improving Interactions with Colleagues
  8. Forging Alliances with Patients

  9. Part 3: Healing Ourselves
  10. Examining What We Learned About Anger While Growing Up
  11. Overcoming the Legacy of a Painful or Abusive Past
  12. Managing Stress and Caring for the Self

  13. Part 4: Claiming Our Power and Using It
  14. Taking a new Stance Toward the Concept of Power
  15. Solving Problems
  16. Dreaming the Future of Nursing
  17. Conclusion

  18. Epilogue
    References
    Index
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