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When Nurses Hurt Nurses: Overcoming the cycle of Nurse bullying
     

When Nurses Hurt Nurses: Overcoming the cycle of Nurse bullying

by Cheryl Dellasega
 

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This book discusses the phenomenon that has dogged the nursing profession for decades but that is only now getting the serious study and discussion it deserves. The book explains the history of nurse bullying, theories about why it occurs, why the problem is growing, how it damages the profession, and what can be done to prevent it. It is written in a conversational

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This book discusses the phenomenon that has dogged the nursing profession for decades but that is only now getting the serious study and discussion it deserves. The book explains the history of nurse bullying, theories about why it occurs, why the problem is growing, how it damages the profession, and what can be done to prevent it. It is written in a conversational style and focuses on practical information using real-life examples to highlight important points. Includes brief, sample dialogues that nurse readers can use to defuse or prevent bullying behaviors and strategies to promote a more positive work environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935476573
Publisher:
Sigma Theta Tau International
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Cheryl Dellasega earned her PhD in health education and counseling, and has worked clinically as a nurse practitioner. She is an expert on relational aggression (RA), a form of bullying used by females. She has two upcoming books: When Nurses Hurt Nurses and Girls Growing Up Too Soon (Sourcebooks, , and she is the author of five nonfiction books on issues affecting women: Forced to Be Family (Wiley, 2007), Mean Girls Grown Up (Wiley, 2005), The Starving Family (Champion Press, 2005), Girl Wars (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and Surviving Ophelia (Perseus, 2001). In 2007, Dr. Dellasega's YA fiction series, Bloggrls, was launched by Marshall Cavendish. Dr. Dellasega's speaking, writing, and teaching offer essential insights into the different conflicts that arise within the context of female friendships and family relationships.

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