Research Article| Volume 23, ISSUE 5, P397-400, October 2009

Demystifying Self-Transcendence for Mental Health Nursing Practice and Research

  • Pamela G. Reed
    Corresponding Author: Pamela G. Reed, PhD, College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, 1305 N. Martin St., Tucson, AZ 85721-0203.
    College of Nursing, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
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      Because human development is an integral aspect of life, pathways to mental health necessarily involve developmentally based issues or resources. This column provides an overview of self-transcendence as one developmentally based resource for mental health. The Self-Transcendence Scale is presented to encourage its use in mental health nursing practice and research.
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