An article written by Professor Deborah Copeland was recently accepted for publication by the Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing Journal. The article, "Psychosocial Differences Related To Parenting Infants Among Single And Married Mothers," compared the psychosocial factors, self esteem, sense of mastery, life stress, and social support among first-time married and single mothers in early parenthood.
Prof. Copeland has extensive experience in nursing education and obstetrical nursing. Her research and publications are in the area of parenting issues of women with infants and maternal well-being. She teaches classes on health promotion theory, family theory, and advanced research methods.
To find out more, download her recent article