Attitudes and beliefs in health promotion
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Attitudes and beliefs in health promotion

Marjorie Gott DoH Post-Doctorial Nursing Research Fellow and Project Director
Martin O'Brien Research Fellow, Health Promotion Study

Marjorie Gott and Martin O’Brien, in the second article in this series on the role of the nurse in health Promotion, describe a qualitative investigation that sough' to elicit nurses’ attitudes and beliefs about health promotion

There are two major problems involved in trying to identify nursing with a health promotion role. These arc, first, establishing what health promotion itself is and, second, assessing what impact nurses’ own perceptions and orientations have on the role relationships through which their work is enacted.

Nursing Standard. 5, 2, 30-32. doi: 10.7748/ns.5.2.30.s33

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