Health Promotion

Commentary: Nurses as Champions of Health Promotion
Sheila P. Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP) Impacts
Kathleen Farrell, DNSc

Advanced Practice Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Health Promotion
Elizabeth Rash, PhD

Relationships Among Types of Social Support and QOL in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
Coretta M. Jenerette, PhD, RN, AOCN

Perceptions of Cancer Risk, Risk Management and Family Issues: Views of Women at Risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer
Wendy F. Cohn, PhD; Gertrude Fraser, PhD; Susan M. Jones, MS; and Susan Miesfeldt, MD

Original Research

Successful Aging in a Southern Older Adult Sample
Meredith Flood PhD, CNS-BC and Mary Boyd, PhD, RN

The Lived Experience of Nurses Providing Care to Victims of the 2005 Hurricanes
Deborah Frank, PhD, ARNP, MFT

Challenges in Caring for the Morbidly Obese
Daniel J. Drake, RN, MSN, CBN; Gloria Baker, RN, MSN; Martha Keehner Engelke, RN, PhD; Maura McAuliffe; Marie Pokorny; Melvin Swanson; Wanda Waters, RN, ADN; Frank R. Watkins, Jr, RN, BSN; and Mary Ann Rose, MSN, EdD

Loss of Resources and Depressive Symptoms after Traumatic Injury
Elizabeth R. Van Horn, PhD, RN, CCRN and Merle Mishel, PhD, RN, FAAN