Assessment of family stress


  • Clarissa Packard Green RN BSN MN

    1. Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia, School of Nursing, 2075 Westbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T1W5
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Given the many sources of stress which affect family life in today's world, it is important for provides of family-focused care to be able to assess the stress a family experiencing, and plan stress management programmes. This article describes different types if stressors prevent for families and present a variety of assessment aids for the health professtional.