distress, moral

distress, moral

Response to the inability to carry out one's chosen ethical/moral decision/action.
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2009) Moral distress, moral residue, and the crescendo effect.
McGibbon, Peter and Gallop (2010) posit that there are three conceptualizations of nurses' stress: occupational distress, moral distress, and vicarious traumatization.
Hamric, "Moral Distress, Moral Residue, and the Crescendo Effect," Journal of Clinical Ethics, forthcoming.