Spirituality is a central tenet of 12-step recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous. Its value, particularly regarding alcohol addiction, has been recognized by many health care practitioners as well. But what does research science say about the role spirituality plays in the prevention and treatment of and recovery from addictions? A special issue of the Journal of Addictions Nursing [December 2013], co-edited by associate professor and addictions expert Joan Kub, PhD, PHCNS, BC, is dedicated to that very topic....Click here to read more.
Patricia M. Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, an internationally recognized nurse clinician, researcher, and educator, today officially becomes the fourth dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing....Click here to read more.