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Spiritual depravity, or dispiritedness, robs officers of discretion, thus rendering them incapable of compassionate and protective enforcement.
The UFPP has been used in several Rogerian science-based research studies including Butcher's (1996) investigation of the experience of dispiritedness in later life and Ring's (2009) study of the experience of Reiki.
Until communities systematically and intentionally minister to the needs of first responders (beginning in the training academy and continuing throughout their careers), some officers will continue to surrender to dispiritedness compounded by chronic stress inherent in intentional exposure to evil and the toxicity of evil's effects.
1994; Reeder, 1997; Rush, 1997; Sarter, 1997), hope (Salerno, 2002), appreciation (Cowling, 1997), dispiritedness (Butcher, 1996), despair (Cowling, 2005), empowerment (Shearer & Reed, 2004), compassion (Butcher, 2002); caring (Smith, M.
Later life no longer will be feared as a time of dispiritedness (Butcher, 1996) but as an opportunity for growth and service to humanity.
Butcher (1996) extensively related and expanded the concept of unitary field pattern as a manifestation of human energy in an investigation of dispiritedness in later life.
In addition, his research on dispiritedness and depression in later life has been highly acknowledged in his field.
The purpose of this investigation was to enhance theory and understanding of the phenomenon of dispiritedness in later life within the context of Rogers' Science of Unitary Human Beings' using a research method congruent with the ontological and epistemological tenets of Rogers' nursing science.
Rogers' nursing science provided the ontological and epistemological foundation for the research method used in this investigation and guided the conceptualization of dispiritedness.
The phenomenon investigated in this study was the nature of dispiritedness in later life.
Dispiritedness is also viewed as a common human experience.
Identifying and establishing initial features of dispiritedness is fundamental to using the concept in research and theory development.
A primary goal of this study was to enhance understanding of the nature of dispiritedness as described by participants who have experienced dispiritedness in later life.
Prolonged engagement was accomplished by the researcher's immersion into the phenomenon of dispiritedness through reading numerous vivid personal accounts of older persons and engaging with persons who have experienced dispiritedness in later life for extended periods in natural settings where dispirited older persons may commonly live.
After 18 months of intense searching of the literature on depression in later life, the phenomenon of dispiritedness in later life emerged as the focus of inquiry.