Year: 1994 Source: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, v.32, no.3, (1994), p.13-19 SIEC No: 19940484

This article outlines interventions for clinical nursing specialists (CNS) that facilitate positive grief resolution & assist highly motivated individuals to achieve self-trancedence (ST). CNS roles include: patient advocate, support person & facilitator of individual & support group grief resolution process. The authors examine grief resolution theories, stages of grief, & ST characteristics. ST results in broader perspectives, purposes & activities in one’s life. (22 refs.)