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Caregivers Need Care Also
Looking and Really Hearing
What is Chronic Sorrow?
Who does it affect?
Understanding The Circle of Chronic Sorrow
Is this grieving or chronic sorrow?
Chronic Sorrow: "The State in which a person experiences, or is at risk of experiencing, permanent sadness, variable in intensity, in response to loss of a loved one, or a loved one forever changed by an event or condition , and the ongoing losses of normality. " (Teel, 1991)
In 1989, nursing theorists Georgene Eakes, Mary Lerman Burke, Margaret Hainsworth and Carolyn Lindgren established the Nursing Consortium for Research on Chronic Sorrow (NCRCS) to jointly study chronic sorrow.
1991 Teel concept analysis
1998 Chronic sorrow was documented as a middle-range theory
2003 NANDA 41 Years!
"How are you?"
Observe & Hear
"How do you cope?"
Encourage the sharing of feelings, include lost dreams, expectations and hope.
Identify Internal and External Coping Methods
Assist to identify Milestones (Triggers)
Have a Plan of Action
Find Support and Seek out Resources
Stress the importance of maintaining relationships.
Donna Kay Langan, RN
Clinical Nurse Manager
Interim Director of Nursing
How do you cope?
What the Professionals
Dietary, Emotional Support
Loss of Normalcy
“The most important practical lesson than can be given to nurses is to teach them what to observe.” – Florence Nightingale
Maladaptive Coping Methods
and Self Injury
Special thanks to Susan Roos