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THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF FATHERS WHOSE CHILDREN ARE DIAGNOSED WITH A GENETIC DISORDER by MARY T. RIVARD

By: RIVARD, MARY T [author].
Contributor(s): The University of Texas at Tyler.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Tyler, Texas] [University of Texas at Tyler] 2012Description: 1 online resource (iv, 82 pages) text file, PDF.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Genetic disorders in children | Phenomenology | Father and child | NursingOnline resources: Dissertation Dissertation note: Dissertation (Ph.D.), University of Texas at Tyler, 2012. Summary: Parenting a child with a genetic disorder requires overcoming numerous obstacles. The purpose of this study was to understand the experience of fathers whose children have been diagnosed with a genetic disorder. By gaining insight into a father’s reactions and needs, nurses will be better able to provide anticipatory guidance, emotional support, assistance with stressor identification, development of coping mechanisms, and problem solving strategies to assist him in coping with his child’s condition.
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University Archives & Special Collections RJ47.3 .R58 2012 (Browse shelf) http://hdl.handle.net/10950/100 Available 852143930

Dissertation (Ph.D.), University of Texas at Tyler, 2012.

Includes bibliographic references (page 64).

Parenting a child with a genetic disorder requires overcoming numerous obstacles. The purpose of this study was to understand the experience of fathers whose children have been diagnosed with a genetic disorder. By gaining insight into a father’s reactions and needs, nurses will be better able to provide anticipatory guidance, emotional support, assistance with stressor identification, development of coping mechanisms, and problem solving strategies to assist him in coping with his child’s condition.

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