Joan Riehl-Sisca

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Joan Riehl-Sisca


Joan Riehl-Sisca

Joan Riehl Sisca claims that the self-concept refers to a "global, relatively constant self-perception that an individual holds and it changes only gradually" (as cited in Marriner-Tomey, 1989, p. 255). The idea of an all inclusive self-concept construct makes the same historical mistake as the unidimensional model and in fact the Sisca definition is that of a unidimensional model. A global approach to the structure of self-concept cannot account for the variation within the dimensions initially evidenced by the Shavelson et al. model (1976). Another nursing theorist who raised the importance of self-concept in their

Available Publications


Conceptual models for nursing practice
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts; 2d ed edition (1980)
ISBN: 0838512003


The Science and Art of Self-Care
Paperback: 318 pages
Publisher: Appleton & Lange (February 1, 1985)
ISBN: 0838584942


The clinical nurse specialist: interpretations
Unknown Binding: 507 pages
Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts (1973)
ISBN: 0390740446



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