Chapter 2

Interpersonal Relationship

1. INTRODUCTION

Human beings always strive to satisfy various social, economical, psychological, and spiritual needs; for that reason, people establish relations with other members of the society. However, some relations are established by birth, but others are established purposefully throughout the life of a person. A relation is a state of affair in which at least two persons are involved and have transaction with each other. It is a particular type of bond or connection or link existing between people who have purposeful dealings with each other. Being a humanitarian discipline the core of nursing activities is interpersonal contact, as nurses are the centre of health care team according to magnet model ...

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