McCartan, Patrick and Hargie, Owen (2004) Effects of nurses' sex-role orientation on positive and negative assertion. Nursing and Health Sciences, 6 (5). pp. 45-49. [Journal article]
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The present paper examines how the sex-role orientation of the nurse can affect both positive and negative assertion. The Bem Sex-Role Inventory (BRSI) and the Assertion Inventory (AI) were used to collect self-reported data from a convenience sample of 94 subjects. Behavioral data were obtained by directly sampling 50 nurses’ responses within role-play situations. Contrary to earlier studies, the findings of the investigation indicated that there was no significant relationship between assertion measurements and sex-role orientation. Following a discussion of the findings, recommendations relating to future research are made and the limitations of the study are identified.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Social Sciences|
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Communication
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Communication|
Psychology Research Institute > Peace, Conflict & Equality
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
|Deposited By:||Professor Owen Hargie|
|Deposited On:||19 Jan 2010 10:59|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 09:56|
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