Expressive writing as an intervention to decrease distress in pediatric critical care nurses

Julie Ann Perry, Peggy Ward-Smith


Experiencing distress is a common phenomenon among pediatric critical care nurses. Expressive writing provides a cost-effective and easily implemented intervention nurses can utilize to address distress as a consequence of providing care for critically ill patients. This intervention may decrease the array of consequences of distress and improve nursing staff satisfaction and retention.

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Clinical Nursing Studies
ISSN 2324-7940(Print)   ISSN 2324-7959(Online)

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