Perception of self through mirror-viewing: Insight into the experience following limb amputation
Wyona M. Freysteinson, PhD, MN, BSN, Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Houston, Texas, USA; Lisa Thomas, DNP, School of Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
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This presentation explores the mirror experience for amputees, discovered using Ricoeur's phenomenology. The trajectory of that experience is described, and implications for nursing practice considered.
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Freysteinson, Wyona M.; Thomas, Lisa W.; Sebastian-Deutsch, Amy L. (2016-03-21)Session presented on Sunday, November 8, 2015: Purpose: Approximately two million people in the United States are living with the loss of a limb. Researchers have demonstrated that a visible disfigurement such as an ...
Freysteinson, Wyona M.The purpose of this study was to talk with women who have had a mastectomy in order to discern the experience of viewing self in a mirror post-operatively. More specifically, the study sought to describe the experience ...
Freysteinson, Wyona M.; Thomas, Lisa W.; Lelek, Noah; Lee, Ivan; Douglas, Denika Y. (2017-09-20)Technological advances and the accessibility of digital media provide expanded opportunities for the dissemination of health related education. In this presentation, we discuss the technical process and the art of creating ...
Freysteinson, Wyona M. (2012-9-12)Purpose: The purpose of the study leading to this comparison between interpreting a mirror image and interpreting a text was to study the experience of viewing themselves in the mirror for women who have had a mastectomy ...
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