Healing Concept in Nursing: Love This paper serves to explore the concept of love within the framework of a nursing or health care environment. Utilizing different models of love from various academic fields, as well as personal interviews, the paper will examine how the concept of love intersects with nursing practice on both a theoretical and a practical level. Using the concept clarification process, interviews were conducted with individuals who were asked to explore their personal definition of love. The responses were diverse. To one respondent, love was emblematic of trust, in that one who loves and receives love is able to withstand any personal turbulence in their life. Two respondents noted that they believed love to be a gift....The end:
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