Metaphorical communication as aesthetic method for nursing practice

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This paper focuses on metaphorical communication as an aesthetic method for nursing practice. Metaphorical communication is proposed as a healing modality. Use of metaphors in nursing are highlighted, and types of metaphors that may be used for transformation and healing are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-516
Number of pages10
JournalIssues in Mental Health Nursing
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health


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