Hildegard Peplau

Nurse, Author

1909 – 1999

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Who was Hildegard Peplau?

Hildegard E. Peplau was an American nurse and the first published nursing theorist since Florence Nightingale and created the middle-range nursing theory of interpersonal relations, which helped to revolutionize the scholarly work of nurses. As a primary contributor to mental health law reform, she led the way towards humane treatment of patients with behavior and personality disorders.

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Born
Sep 1, 1909
Reading
Also known as
  • Hildegard E. Peplau
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Pottstown Hospital, School of Nursing
    Nursing
    ( - 1931)
  • William Alanson White Institute
    Psychoanalysis
    ( - 1954)
  • Bennington College
Lived in
  • Reading
Died
Mar 17, 1999
Sherman Oaks

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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