Andrea D. Posey, RN, MSN, is a doctoral student at the Department of Nursing, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR.
Symptom Perception: A Concept Exploration
Article first published online: 26 JUL 2006
Volume 41, Issue 3, pages 113–124, July 2006
How to Cite
Posey, A. D. (2006), Symptom Perception: A Concept Exploration. Nursing Forum, 41: 113–124. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-6198.2006.00047.x
- Issue published online: 26 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 26 JUL 2006
- symptom perception;
- concept analysis
The topic of this paper is a concept analysis of symptom perception using the theoretical phase of the Schwartz-Barcott Hybrid Model. The purpose of this paper is to explore symptom perception and related concepts and formulate a working definition. Sources of information include symptom perception and related concepts models and studies using the concepts as well as sources pertaining to related measurement tools. The conclusion of this exploration reveals several overlapping concepts. These concepts are synthesized into a working definition of symptom perception.