The mission of the journal is to contribute to the development of nursing science and care practices in Turkey and internationally. It is also to promote and disseminate new knowledge and research data for evidence-based care practices at all levels of nursing services. The Journal of Nursing Care Research deals with Fundamentals of Nursing, Internal Medicine Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynecology Nursing, Child Health and Diseases Nursing, Mental Health and Diseases Nursing, Public Health Nursing and Management in Nursing and accepts articles on these topics.

Case Report
Nursing care of a child with autism spectrum disorder and family according to Peplau's theory of interpersonal relations: case report
Nursing theories and models serve as a guide by creating a standard for nursing care. Thanks to theories and models, the quality of patient care and the professional development of nurses increases. Hildegard E. Peplau, who created the 'Interpersonal Relations Theory' between the patient and the nurse in nursing, emphasized the communication between the patient and the nurse and stated that nurses should help the healing process by providing emotional support as well as physical care. Autism Spectrum Disorder, which requires multidisciplinary and biopsychosocial care, is an increasingly increasing neurodevelopmental disorder that affects the health of children and families. Autism Spectrum Disorder affects the child and family's physical and mental health, economic situation, routines, social life and interaction with other people. In this case report, nursing care was given and reported to a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder who was hospitalized with pneumonia and child’s family within the framework of Peplau's Interpersonal Relations Theory.

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Volume 1, Issue 1, 2024
Page : 24-28