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Toward understanding and measuring adaptation level in the context of the Roy adaptation model.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19858515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Roy adaptation model concepts of stimuli, coping mechanisms, and modes of adaptation have been translated into several middle-range concepts and measured using existing and new instruments. The concept of adaptation level, however, has rarely been used in Roy adaptation model-based research. This paper presents a description of how the Roy adaptation model concept of adaptation level was translated into the logically congruent middle-range theory concept of adjustment. A single-item instrument, the Adjustment Scale, is identified as one way to measure adjustment.
Susan DeSanto-Madeya; Jacqueline Fawcett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing science quarterly     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0894-3184     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Sci Q     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-27     Completed Date:  2009-12-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805022     Medline TA:  Nurs Sci Q     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  355-9     Citation Subset:  N    
University of Massachusetts Boston, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological*
Concept Formation*
Models, Theoretical*
Nursing Theory

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