Invulnerability: A Concept Analysis

Tricia Bernecker


The concept of invulnerability is explored from the perspective of nursing, medicine, psychology, sociology,
public health, and education. Walker and Avant’s framework for concept analysis will be used. Definitions of the
concept are presented along with related terms. Antecedents, attributes, and consequences of the concept are
discussed in detail. Model, borderline, related, and contrary cases are presented to provide a rich representation
of the concept. Empirical referents and implications for nursing are presented.

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Global Journal of Health Science   ISSN 1916-9736(Print)   ISSN 1916-9744(Online)

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