Reflections on T. Berry Brazelton, MD's influence on pediatric nursing

Ann Coleman Stadtler, Kristie A. Brandt, Julie C. Novak, Michelle A. Beauchesne

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Purpose: The purpose of this article is to provide examples of Dr. Brazelton's important influence on pediatric nursing, and by extension, the work of child psychiatric mental health nurses, the care of children and families, and ultimately, the healthcare delivery system. Sources: Dr. Brazelton's professional colleagues, research, professional journals, and books. Conclusion: Over the past 40 years, T. Berry Brazelton has had a major impact on the development of pediatric nursing, infant mental health, and the nurse practitioner movement. He has influenced the growth and development of nursing organizations, nursing education, nursing research, nursing practice, and health policy affecting nurses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-238
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013


  • Family-centered care
  • Infant mental health
  • Nursing organization
  • Nursing practice
  • Nursing research
  • Parent groups
  • Pediatric nursing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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