Ramona T. Mercer - Maternal Role Attainment


Ramona T. Mercer

Maternal Role Attainment

 

Mercer, R. T. (1977). Postpartum illness and the acquaintance-attachment process. American Journal of Nursing, 77(7), 1174-1178.

 

Mercer, R. T. (1981). A theoretical framework for studying factors that impact on the maternal role. Nursing Research, 30(2), 73-77.

 

Mercer, R. T.  (1985). The process of maternal role attainment over the first year.  Nursing Research, 34(4), 198-204.

 

Mercer, R. T.  (1986). The relationship of developmental variables to maternal behavior.  Research in Nursing & Health, 9(1), 25-33.

 

Mercer, R. T.  (1986).  Predictors of maternal role attainment at one year postbirth.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 8(1), 3-32.

 

Mercer, R. T., May, K. A., Ferketich, S., & DeJoseph, J.  (1986). Theoretical models for studying the effect of antepartum stress on the family.  Nursing Research, 35(6), 339-346.

 

Mercer, R. T., & Ferketich, S. L.  (1988).  Stress and social support as predictors of anxiety and depression during pregnancy.  Advances in Nursing Science, 10(2), 83-95.

 

Mercer, R. T., Nichols, E. G., & Doyle, G. C.  (1988).  Transitions over the life cycle: A comparison of mothers and nonmothers.  Nursing Research, 37(3), 144-151.

 

Mercer, R. T., Ferketich, S. L., DeJoseph, J., May, K. A., & Sollid, D.  (1988).  Effect of stress on family functioning during pregnancy.  Nursing Research, 37(5), 268-275.

 

Ferketich, S. L. & Mercer, R. T. (1989).  Men's health status during pregnancy and early fatherhood.  Research in Nursing & Health, 12(3), 137-148.

 

Mercer, R. T., Ferketich, S. L. (1990).  Predictors of family functioning eight month following birth.  Nursing Research, 39(2), 76-82.

 

Ferketich, S. L., & Mercer, R. T.  (1992). Focus on psychometrics: Aggregating family data.  Research in Nursing & Health, 15(4), 313-317.

 

Mercer, R. T., Ferketich, S. L., & DeJoseph, J. F.  (1993).  Predictors of partner relationships during pregnancy and infancy.  Research in Nursing & Health, 16(1), 45-56.

 

Mercer, R. T., & Ferketich, S. L.  (1994).  Predictors of maternal role competence by risk status.  Nursing Research, 43(1), 38-43.

 

Ferketich, S., & Mercer, R. T.  (1994),   Predictors of paternal role competence by risk status.  Nursing Research, 43(2), 80-85.

 

Mercer, R. T., & Ferketich, S. L.  (1994).  Maternal-infant attachment of experienced and inexperienced mothers during infancy.  Nursing Research, 43(6), 344-351.

 

Ferketich, S. L., & Mercer, R. T.  (1995).  Predictors of role competence for experienced and inexperienced fathers.  Nursing Research, 44(2), 89-95.

 

Mercer, R. T., & Ferketich, S. L.  (1995).  Experienced and inexperienced mothers' maternal competence during infancy.  Research in Nursing & Health, 18(4), 333-343.

 

Meighan, M. M., Bee, A. M., Legge, D., Oetting, S. (1998). Romana, T. Mercer: Maternal role attainment. In A.   M. Tomey & M. R. Alligood (Eds.), Nursing theorists and their work (4th ed. pp. 407- 422). St. Louis: Mosby.

 

Meighan, M. (2002).  Mercer's maternal role attainment theory in nursing practice. In M. R. Alligood & A. M. Tomey (Eds.), Nursing theory utilization & application ( 2nd ed.,  pp. 367-383). St. Louis: Mosby.