Kolbacha’s comfort theory

You will be asked to choose a theory from the list below. Please choose your theory from the list below and submit this week 5 in BB. You need to  respond to my forum by just typing your name and choice in the subject line. Review what your peers have already submitted. It will be two persons per theory. If you wish to choose another theory and it is a nursing theory, IT MUST be a middle range theory. If you choose a theory that is not in the list, please ensure if it is a nursing theory that it is a middle range theory. You need to email me about your choice in this case.I suggest you do some research on the theory first before choosing. PLEASE DO NOT CHOOSE  THE FOLLOWING:

Ruland & Moore’s Theory of the Peaceful End of Life

Kolbacha’s comfort theory

Any culture theory

Please make sure that it is approved by your instructor.

You can choose from the following

Gate control theory (pain management)

Malcolm Knowles – Andragogy

Lenz et al. Theory of Unpleasant Symptoms

Pamela Reed’s Self-Transcendence Theory

Eakes, Burke, and Hainsworth’s theory of Chronic Sorrow

Ramona Mercer’s Maternal Role Attainment/Becoming a Mother

Donabedian’s Structure-Process-Outcome (SPO) Framework

Corbin & Strauss: Chronic Illness Trajectory

Carl Rodgers’ Person Centered Theory

Barker’s Tidal Model  (see p. 231 Table 11-1)

Mishel’s Uncertainty in Illness Theory

Meleis’ Theory of Transitions

Lazarus & Folkman’s  Stress, Appraisal and Coping

Erickson, Tomlin, and Swain’s Modeling and Role-Modeling

Janice Morse’s Toward a Praxis of Suffering

Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory

Dobratz’s Theory of Psychological Adaptation in Death and Dying