Publications




Lee, S., Palmeiri, P., Watson, J. (Editors) (2017). Global Advances in Caritas Literacy. NY: Springer

Sitzman, K. & Watson, J. (2016) Watson’s Caring in the Digital World: A Guide for Caring when Interacting, Teaching, and Learning in Cyberspace. NY: Springer.

PurchaseSitzman, K. & Watson, J. (2013). Caring Science, Mindful Practice. Implementing Watson’s Human Caring Theory. NY: Springer.

PurchaseRockwood Lane, M., Samuels, M., Watson, J. (2012). The Caritas Path to Peace. ISBN-10:146101235/ISBN-13:9781461012320

Nelson, J. Watson, J. (editors)(2012) International Research on Measuring Caring: Caritas as Healing. NY: Springer.

PurchaseWatson, J. (2011) Human Caring Science. A Theory of Nursing. Second Edition. Boston: Jones and Bartlett.

PurchaseHills, M. & Watson, J (2012) Creating a Caring Science Curriculum. An Emancipatory Pedagogy for Nursing. NY: Springer.

PurchaseWatson, J. (2008 September) Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Sciences. Second Revised Edition. NY: Springer.

PurchaseWatson, J (2011) Postmodern Nursing and Beyond. New edition. Boulder, CO: Watson Caring Science Institute.

PurchaseWatson, J. (2008). Nursing. The Philosophy and Science of Caring. Revised & Updated Edition. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.

PurchaseWatson, J. (2005). Caring Science as Sacred Science. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis. Japanese translation under contract. AJN Book of the Year, 2005.

PurchaseWatson, J. (2002). Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Sciences. NY: Springer.(Japanese Translation, 2003) (AJN Book of the Year Award 2002).

Bevis, E.O., & Watson, J. (2000, reprinted). Toward a Caring Curriculum. A New Pedagogy for Nursing. Mass: Jones & Bartlett.

Watson, J. (1999). Postmodern Nursing and Beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: Churchill Livingstone/WB Saunders. (2001 Japanese Translation in process) Translated into Portuguese, 2003.

Watson, J. (Ed.) (1994). Applying the Art and Science of Human Caring. NY: NLN.

Chinn, P., & Watson, J. (Eds.). (1994). Art and Aesthetics of Nursing. NY: NLN.

Leininger, M., & Watson, J. (Eds.). (1990). The Caring Imperative in Education. NY: NLN.

Taylor, R., & Watson, J. (Eds.). (1989). They Shall Not Hurt: Human Suffering and Human Caring. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado.

Bevis, E.O., & Watson, J. (1989). Toward a Caring Curriculum: A New Pedagogy for Nursing. NY: NLN.

Watson, J., & Ray, M. (Eds.). (1988). The Ethics of Care and the Ethics of Cure: Synthesis in Chronicity. NY: NLN.

Watson, J. (1988), reprinted 2007). Nursing: Human Science and Human Care. CT: Appleton-Century-Crofts. reprinting 2007. NY: NLN (Jones and Bartlett). Translated into Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, Korean, and German, Norwegian, Danish.

Watson, J. (1979). Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 2nd printing 1985, Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado. Translated into French, Korean.


Rosa, W. Estes, T, Watson, J. (2017). Global Human Caring for a sustainable world. In Rosa, W. A New Era in Global Health: Global Nursing and the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.  NY: Springer.

Revels, A., Goldberg,L., Watson, J. (2016). Caring Science: A theoretical framework for Palliative Care in the Emergency Department. International Journal of Human Caring. 20(4:1-7).

Watson, J. (2015) Human Caring Research in Nursing. Inicio. 17(2), pp 13-16.

Brewer, B. & Watson, J. (2015) Evaluation of Authenticity of Human Caring in Professional Practices. JONA. 45(12): pp.xxxx

Brewer, B. & Watson, J. (Dec. 2015) Evaluation of Authenticity of Human Caring Professional Practices. JONA. 45(12): pp. 622–627.

Watson, J. Brewer, B. (2015) Caring Science Research, Criteria, Evidence, Measurement. Journal Nursing Administration. Vol 45(5). pp 235–236.

Watson, J. (2015) Human Caring Research in Nursing. Revista Enfermia Bogota Colombia UnivJaveriana. Journal. Online. June. 2015. revistaenfermeriapuj@javeriana.edu.co

Watson, J. (2015) The four fold way toward global leadership. Chinese Nursing Management Journal. Vol 15: No.3. pp. 257-258.

*Watson, J. (2015 in press). Presence: An Elusive and spirit-filled Concept and Practice. Revision: A journal of Consciousness and Transformation

*Watson, J. (2014 ). Caring Science in Nursing: coming of Age in Theory-practice-Research. Chinese Journal of Nursing Science. 29(1), 1-3. (Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China).

Ozkan, IA, Okumus, H, Buldukoglu, K, Watson, J. (2013). A Case Study on Watson’s Theory of Human Caring: Being an Infertile Woman in Turkey. Nursing Science Quarterly. 26(4):352- 359.

Watson, J. (2012) Touching the heart of our humanity: The Caritas Path of Peace. Japanese Journal of Nursing Research.Vol45”06.528-537. Based upon keynote presented at first international Hiroshima Conference Caring & Peace. March, 2012.

*Watson, J. (2012) Next generation of Caring Theory. Editorial. International Journal of Human Caring. 16(2):XX

*Watson, J. & Browning, R. (Aug. 2012) Caring Science meets Heart Science. American Nurse Today. http://www.americannursetoday.com/Popups/ArticlePrint.aspx?id=11508

Watson, J. (Nov. 2010) Academic Paper prepared for Honorary Doctorate Award, Universitat Rovira, Tarragona, Spain

*DiNapoli, P., Nelson, J., Turkel, M., Watson, J.(2010) Measuring the Caritas Processes: Caring Factor Survey. International Journal Human Caring. (14)3: 15-20.

Watson, J. (2010 Spring). Caring Science: the next decade of Holistic Healing. Beginnings. 14-16.

*Watson, J. (2010) Florence Nightingale and the Enduring Legacy of Transpersonal Human Caring-Healing. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 28(1):107-108.

*Clarke, P.N. Watson, J and Brewer, B. (2009) From theory to practice: Caring Science according to Watson and Brewer. Nursing Science Quarterly. 22 (3): 339 – 345.

*Watson, J. (2009). Caring as the essence and science of Nursing and Health Care. Mundo da Saude (3(2):143-149. Health’s World). Brazilian journal. Sao Paulo, Brazil: Saint Camillus University.

*Watson, J., (2009) Caring Science and Human Caring Theory: Transforming personal/professional practices in nursing and healthcare. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Symposium issue, Edited by David Graber. Vol. 31(4):466-482.

*Watson, J. (2008) Social Justice and Caring: A model of Caring Science as a Hopeful paradigm for moral justice for humanity. Creative Nursing: A journal of values, issues, experience & Collaboration. Vol.14(22):54-61.

*Persky, G., Nelson, J.W., Watson, J. and Bent, K. (2008). Profile of a nurse effective in caring.  Nursing Administration Quarterly, 32(1), 15-20.

*Cowling, R., Smith, M. Watson, J. Newman, M. (2008). The power of wholeness, consciousness, and caring. A Dialogue on nursing science, art and healing. Advances in Nursing Science. 31(1): E41-E51.

+Watson, J. (2007) Reconsidering nursing education scholarship. In Ulli Zeitler book: Center for Innovation in Nursing Education Aarhus, Denmark publication.

* Tribute to the theorists: Jean Watson over the Years. Nursing Science Quarterly. (2007). 20(1):7. Contributed by Roxie Foster.

*Watson, J. (2007) Theoretical questions and concerns: Responses from a Caring Science Framework. Nursing Science Quarterly. 20th anniversary edition.Vol. 20(1):13-15.

*Watson, J. (2007). Watson’s theory of Human caring and subjective living experiences: Disciplinary guide to professional nursing practice. Brazilian Clinical Nursing Journal: Texto and Contexto. 16(1):129-135.

*Watson, J. (2006). Caring theory as ethical guide to administrative and clinical practices. JONA’S Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation: 8(1):87- 93. [(reprinted from NAQ (2006). 30(1):48-55)].

*Watson, J. (2006). Frontline and Backstage Caring: American Nurse/World-wide Nurses. American Nurse Today.1(1): 24-28.

*Watson, J. (2006 ) Spiritual pilgrimage as Caritas Action in the world. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 24(4):289-296.

*Watson, J. (2006) Carative factors – Caritas processes guide to professional nursing. Danish Clinical Nursing Journal. 20(3), 21-27l.

*Watson, J (2006) Can an ethic of caring be maintained? Journal of Advanced Nursing. 54(3):257-259.

*Hemsley, MS, Glass, N., Watson, J.(2006). Taking the eagle’s view: Using Watson’s conceptual model to investigate the extraordinary and transformative experiences of nurse healers. Journal of Holistic Nursing Practice, 20(2): 85-94.

*Watson, J. (2006) Caring theory as ethical guide to administrative and clinical practices. Nursing Administrative Quarterly. 30(1), 48-55.

*Watson, J. (2005). Current issues and haunting concerns for survival of nursing profession. Japanese Journal of Nursing Science. 30(11): 50-53.

*#Watson, J. (2005). Caring science: Belonging before Being as ethical cosmology. Nursing Science Quarterly. 18(4) 4-5.

*#Watson, J. (2005). Editorial: What may I ask, is happening to nursing knowledge and professional practices? What is nursing thinking at this turn in human history? Journal of Clinical Nursing. 14: 913-914

Watson, J. (2005). Love and Caring. Reprinted. Alternative Journal of Nursing. Vol.9. www.altjn.com

*Watson, J. (2005). Commentary on Shattell M (2004) Nurse-patient interaction: A review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 14, 530-532.

Watson, J. (2005). An Overview of Watson’s Theory of Human Caring. Bulletin of Japanese Red Cross University College of Nursing. 19:2005. Tokyo, Japan.

*#Watson, J. (2004). Commentary (Invited): The relational core of nursing as partnership. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 47(3).

*Watson, J. (2004). Caritas and Communitas: An ethic for Caring Science. Journal Japan Academy of Nursing Science, 24(1): 66-71.

*#Watson, J. (2003) Love and Caring: Ethics of Face and Hand. Nursing Administration Quarterly. 27(3): 197-202.

*#Watson, J. & Foster, R. (2003) The Attending Nurse Caring Model: Integrating theory, evidence and advanced caring-healing therapeutics for transforming professional practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 12: 360-365.

#*Quinn, J. F., Smith, M., Ritenbaugh, C., Swanson, K., and Watson, M. J. (2003). Research guidelines for assessing the impact of the healing relationship in clinical nursing. Alternative therapies in health and medicine, 9(3 suppl): A65-A79.

*Watson, J. (2002) Metaphysics of virtual caring communities. International Journal of Human Caring. 6(1), 41-45.

*Watson, J (2002). Transpersonal caring: The theory and practice. Japanese Journal of Nursing.

*Fawcett, J. (2002). The nurse theorists: 21st century updates – Jean Watson. Nursing Science Quarterly, 15(3), 214-219.

* Watson, J (2002). Holistic nursing and caring: A values based approach. Journal of Japan Academy of Nursing Science, 22(2), 69-74.

*Watson, J. (2002). Caring and healing our living and dying. The International Nurse, 15(2), 4-5.

*Watson, J. (2002). Guest editorial: Nursing: Seeking its source and survival. ICU NURS WEB J Issue 9, pp. 1-7 Spring. www.nursing.gr/J.W.editorial.pdf

*Watson, J. (2002). Intentionality and caring-healing consciousness: A theory of transpersonal nursing. Holistic Nursing Practice, 16(4), 12-19.

*Watson, J., Bauer, R., & Biley, F. (2002). Bavarian nursing secret: An inside view. Reflections on Nursing Leadership: Sigma Theta Tau International Magazine, 28(1), 26-28.

*Watson, J., Biley, F.C., & Biley, A.M. (2002). Aesthetics, postmodern nursing, complementary therapies and more: An Internet dialogue. Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery, 8, 81-83.

Watson, J., & Smith, M.C. (2002). Caring science and the science of unitary human beings: A trans-theoretical discourse for nursing knowledge development. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 37(5), 452-461.

*Watson, J., Biley, F.C., & Biley, A.M. (2001). Aesthetics, postmodern nursing, complementary therapies and more: An Internet dialogue. Theoria. Journal of Nursing Theory, 10(3), 13-16.

*Fawcett, J., Watson, J., Neuman, B., & Hinton-Walker, P. (2001). On theories and evidence. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 33(2), 121-128.

*Watson, J (2001). Post-hospital nursing: Shortages, shifts, and scripts. Nursing Administrative Quarterly, 25(3), 77-82.

*Watson, J (2000). Postmodern nursing: Revisioning nursing’s transpersonal caring. Hong Kong Nursing Journal. 36(4), 31-33.

*Watson, J. (2000). Reconsidering caring in the home. Journal of Geriatric Nursing, 21(6), 330-331.

*Watson, J. (2000). Via negativa: Considering caring by way of non-caring. Australian Journal of Holistic Nursing, 7(1), 4-8.

*Watson, J. (2000). Leading via caring-healing: The four-fold way toward transformative leadership. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 25(1), 1-6, 25th Anniversary Edition.

*Johns, C., & Watson, J. (Co-Eds.) (1999). Guest Editorial. Reflective caring practices. International Journal of Human Caring, 3(2), 5-7.

*Watson, J. (1999). Aesthetic expressions of caring: private psalms – surrendering to the sacred. Personal professional reflections on caring and healing. International Journal of Human Caring, Summer issue.

*Watson, J. (1998). Nightingale and the enduring legacy of transpersonal human caring. Journal of Holistic Nursing, 16(2).

*Watson, J. (1997). The future of nursing – invited commentary. IMAGE: Journal of Nursing Scholarship.

*Watson, J. (1997). The theory of human caring: Retrospective and prospective. Nursing Science Quarterly, 10(1), 49-52.

*Watson, J. (1997). Guest Editorial. From the mountaintop to the marsh/fens: Punting on the River Cam. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 6(1), 3-4.

*Watson, J. (1997). Dancing for life. New questions for nursing: To dance or not to dance? Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice.

*Watson, J. (1997). Window on theory of human caring. Miller-Keane encyclopedia & dictionary of medicine, nursing, & allied health (6th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company.

*Watson, J. (1996). United States of America: Can nursing theory and practice survive? International Journal of Nursing Practice, 2(4), 241-243.

Watson, J. (1996). President’s message: From discipline specific to “inter” to “multi” to “transdisciplinary” health care education and practice. Journal of Nursing & Health Care, 17(2), 9091.

*Watson, J. (1996). Nursing, caring-healing paradigm. In D. Pesat, Capsules of comments in psychiatric nursing. Chicago, IL: Mosby Year Book.

*Watson, J. (1995). The wait, the wonder, the watch: Caring in a transplant unit. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 5(3), 199-200.

*Watson, J. (1995). President’s message: Visioning on: Toward action and transformation. Journal of Nursing & Health Care, 16(5), 290.

*Watson, J. (1995). President’s message: Challenges and summons from within and without. Journal of Nursing & Health Care, 16(6), 340.

*Watson, J. (1995). A yearning for new debates. NLN Update, 1(3), 6-8.

*Watson, J. (1995). Postmodernism and knowledge development in nursing. Nursing Science Quarterly, 8(2), 60-64.

*Watson, J. (1995). Advanced nursing practice and what might be. Journal of Nursing & Health Care, 16(2), 78-83. (Official publication of the National League for Nursing.)

*Watson, J. (1995). Nursing’s caring-healing model as exemplar for alternative medicine. Journal of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, 1(3), 64-69.

*Watson, J. (1995). A Fulbright in Sweden: Runes, academics, archetypal motifs, and other things. IMAGE. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 27(1), 71-75.

Watson, J. (1994). Guest Editorial. Nursing praxis in New Zealand, 9(1), 2-5. Victoria University of Wellington.

*Watson, J. (1994). Invited Editorial. Have we arrived or are we on our way out? Promises, possibilities and paradigms. IMAGE: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 26(2), 86.

*Watson, J. (1993). Should NPs, CNM, and CNAs, etc. add graduate credentials? National League for Nursing. Open Mind, 2(3), 2.

*Watson, J. (1992). Response to caring, virtue, theory, and a foundation for nursing ethics. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 6(2), 169-171.

*Watson, J., & Phillips S. (1992). A call for educational reform: Colorado nursing doctorate model as exemplar. Nursing Outlook, 40(1), 20-26.

*Watson, J. (1991). From revolution to renaissance. Revolution: Journal of Nurse Empowerment, 1(1), 94-100.

*Watson, J. (1991). Robb, Dock and Nutting: I wish I’d been there. Journal of Nursing & Health Care, 12(4), 210.

*Watson, J. (1990). Response to Reconceptualizing nursing ethics. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 4(3), 219-221.

*Watson, J. (1990). Caring knowledge and informed moral passion. Advances in Nursing Science, 13(1), 15-24.

*Watson, J. (1990). The moral failure of the patriarchy. Nursing Outlook, 28(2), 62-66.

*Watson, J. (1989). Caring theory. Journal of Japan Academy of Nursing Science, 9(2), 29-37.

*Watson, J. (1988). Human caring as moral context for nursing education. Nursing and Health Care, 9(8), 422-425.

*Watson, J. (1988). New dimensions of human caring theory. Nursing Science Quarterly, 1(4), 175-181.

*Watson, J. (1988). Of nurses, women, and the devaluation of caring [Review of Images of Nurses: Perspectives for history, art, and literature]. Medical Humanities Review, 2(2), 60-62.

*Watson, J. (1988). Response to caring and practice: Construction of the nurses’ world. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 2(3), 217-221.

*Krysl, M., & Watson, J. (1988). Poetry on caring and addendum on center for human caring. Advances in Nursing Science, 12-17.

*Watson, J. (1987). Review of health as expanding consciousness. Journal of Professional Nursing, 3(5), 315.

*Watson, J. (1987). Review of practical psychotherapy. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 25(3), 42.

*Watson, J. (1987). Nursing on the caring edge: Metaphorical vignettes. Advances in Nursing Science, 10-18.

Watson, J. (1987). Academic and clinical collaboration: Advancing the art and science of human caring. Communicating Nursing Research (Vol. 20), Collaboration in Nursing Research: Advancing the Science of Human Care (pp. 1-16). Western Institute of Nursing. Proceedings of the Western Society for Research in Nursing Conference, Tempe, AZ, April/May.

*Sakalys, J., & Watson, J. (1986). Professional education: Post-baccalaureate education for professional nursing. Journal of Professional Nursing, 2(2), 91-97.

*Sakalys, J., & Watson, J. (1985). New directions in higher education. A review of trends. Journal of Professional Nursing, 1(5), 293-299.

*Watson, J. (1983, Fall). Commentary on instructor directed research model. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 5(4), 310-311.

*Watson, J. (1982). Traditional v. tertiary: Ideological shifts in nursing education. The Australian Nurses Journal, 12(2), 44-46.

*Watson, J. (1981). Nursing’s scientific quest. Nursing Outlook, 29(7), 413-416.

Watson, J. (1981). Professional identity crisis-Is nursing finally growing up? American Journal of Nursing, 81, 1488-1490.

*Watson, J. (1981). The lost art of nursing. Nursing Forum, XX (3), 244-249 (Re-release, 1983).

*Watson, J. (1981). Response to: Conceptual systems, students, practitioner. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 3(2), 197-198.

*Watson, J. (1981). Conceptual systems of students and practicing nurses. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 3(2), 172-192.

*Watson, J. (1980). Response to review of Nursing: Philosophy and science of caring. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 2(2), 514-515.

*Watson, J. (1979). Research answer. Content analysis. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 1(3), 214-2l9.

*Carozza, V., Congdon, J.A., & Watson, J. (1978). An experimental educationally sponsored pilot internship program. Journal of Nursing Education, 17, 14-20.

*Watson, J. (1978). Conceptual systems of undergraduate nursing students compared with college students at large and practicing nurses. Nursing Research, 27(3), 151-155.

Watson, J. (1977). Follow-up study of University of Colorado undergraduate nursing program. Colorado Nurse, 77(l), 6-l9.

*Watson, J. (1976). Research: Question-Answer. Creative approach to researchable questions. Nursing Research, 25(6), 439.

*Watson, J. (1976). Research and literature on children’s responses to injections: Some general nursing implications. Pediatric Nursing, 2(1), 7-8.

*Watson, J. (1976). The quasi-rational element in conflict: A review of selected conflict literature. Nursing Research, 25, 19-23.

Watson, J. (1973, May). Self-examination:A necessary concern for counselors. Awareness, a journal of the Colorado Personnel and Guidance Association, Denver, CO.

*Watson, J. (1968, February). Death – A necessary concern for nurses. Nursing Outlook, 47-48. Reprinted in Contemporary Nursing Series (1972). The dying patient: A nursing perspective (pp. l96-200). NY: American Journal of Nursing Publication Co.


Watson, J. (2017) Global Nursing. Global Health. Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals. In Global Nursing.
Global Health. Contribution to Sustainable Dev. Goals. NY: Springer.

Watson, J. (2016) Caritas Literacy. In Lee, S. Palmeiri,P. , Watson, J. (eds) (2017). Global Advances in Caritas Literacy. NY: Springer. PP: —-

Watson, J. (2016) Caring Science: Ethic of Belonging. In Scherto, G. & Cadman, D.(eds) Why Love Matters. NY: Oxford, Wien. Pp.XX

Watson, J. (2015) Reflective Organization. In Sherwood, G, Horton-Deutsch, S. Reflective Organizations. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.

Watson, J. (2015) Foreword. In Wagner, A. Lynne . (2015) Four Seasons of Grieving. A Nurse’s Healing Journey with Nature. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International

Watson, J. (2014). Social/moral justice from caring science cosmology. In Kagan, PN, Smith, MC, Chinn, PL (2013). Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing. Social Justice as Praxis. Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Watson, J. (2013) Integrative Nursing: Caring Science – Human Caring and Peace. In Kreitzer, MJ, Koithan, M. Integrative Nursing. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press

Watson, J. & Woodward, T. (2013) Parker, M. & Smith, M. Nursing Theories. XXX in press.

Watson, J (2013) Curriculum and student advisement reflection In Hunt, D D. (2013). The New Nurse Educator. NY: Springer. Pp 161-166

Watson, J. (2012) Human caring Model. Cuidar: Arte y Ciencia. Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Pp.115- 126.

Watson, J. (2012 pending pub) Chapter: Dreaming Vision: spirit emerging. Book edited by Glenn Miyataki.

Watson, J. (2012) Foreword. No One Dies Alone. Book by Lani Leary. Oregon: Beyond Words. X-XI.

Watson, J. (2011). Jean Watson: Personal Experience and Background in Being a Nurse Theorist. In Sitzman, K.L. & Eichelberger, LW. Understanding the work of Nurse Theorists. Second edition. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. PP. 55—58.

Watson, J. (2011). Words of Wisdom contributions. In Payne, L. The Nursing Student’s Guide to Clinical Success. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. P 177,178.

Watson, J. and Woodward, T.K. (2010) Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring. In Parker, M. & M. Smith. Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice. Third Edition. Philadelphia, PA: FA Davis. PP.351-369.

Watson, J. (2009) Foreword. Hover- Kramer, D. Guidebook for Healing Touch.

Watson, J. (2009 -10) A Caring Curriculum. Chapter. Chinese Publication. Book. On Chinese Caring Education.

Watson, J. (2009-10 in press). Foreword. Rollins Gantz, N. Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Legacy Book. Indianapolis: STTI pub.

Watson, J. (2007). Leadership is….Visionary conversations and reflections on my journey into the heart of nursing: Human Caring-Healing. In Hansen-Turton, S. Sherman, Ferguson, V. Conversations with Leaders. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International. Pp174 -183.

Watson, J. (2006-07) Book Review: Mattson, J. & Boller, J. Daily Miracles. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau Pub.

Watson, J. (2007 in print). Reconsidering Nursing Education Scholarship. In Ulli Zeitler book: Center for Innovation in Nursing Education Aarhus, Denmark publication.

Watson, J. (2006) Foreword. In Young, D. Save the First Dance for You. The complete nurse’s guide to serving your profession, your patients, and yourself. Norfolk, VA: Young publications. www.savethefirstdanceforyou.com

Watson, J. (2006). Foreword. Heart of Nursing. 2nd edition. Wendler, M.C (editor). Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau Center Nursing Publication.

*Watson, J, Jackson, D., & Borbasi. (2005). Tracing nurse caring: Issues, Concerns, Debates. In Daly, J. Speedy, S., Jackson, D., Lambert, V., Lambert, C.(eds).  (2005) Professional Nursing: Concepts, Issues and Challenges. Springer. NY. PP.113-132.

Watson, J. (2005) Watson’s theory of human caring. In J. Fawcett. Contemporary nursing knowledge: Analysis and evaluation of nursing models and theories. F.A. Davis.

Newman, M., Roy, C., Watson, J. (2005) Dialogue with nursing theorists. In C. Picard & D. Jones (eds). Giving Voice to What we Know. Jones and Bartlett. Mass.

*Watson, J. (2005) Metaphysics of Virtual Caring Communities. In: Schlitz, M., Amorok, T. & Micozzi, M. (eds.) Consciousness and healing: An integral approach to mind-body medicine. Churchill Livingstone.

Watson, J.(2004) Eine ethische Betrachtung von Selbst und Gemeinschaft aus dem Blickwinkel der Wissenschaft der menschlichen Zuwendung (Caring Science). In Krause, P. M. Schulz, and Bauer, R. (eds). Interventionen Psychiatrischer Pflege. Ibicura. Unterstendorf.

Watson, J. (2004) Meta -reflection of reflective practice and where it leads. In Johns, C. & Freshwater, D.(eds). Reflective Practice. Revised Edition. UK: Blackwell.

Watson, J. (2004 ). Epilogue on Home Health Nursing. In Rice, R.(ed) Home Care Nursing: Practice and Concepts. 4th edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier.

Watson, J. (2004 ). Foreword. In Wright, L. Spirituality, Suffering, and Illness. Philadelphia: FA Davis.

Watson, J. (2004 ). Foreword. In Sitz, K. Understanding Nursing Theory: A Creative Beginning.

Watson, J. (2004 ). Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring. In Parker, M. (ed). Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice. Philadelphia: FA Davis.

Watson, J. (2004 ). Foreword. Author: Creative Health Care Management. Relationship- Based Care Delivery: A model for transforming care. Minneapolis, MN. Creative health care management publication.

Watson, J., Jackson, R., Borbasi, S. (2004 ). Constructing Caring. In Borbasi, S. (ed) Caring and the Discipline of Nursing. Melbourne, Australia: Blackwell.

# Watson, J (2003). Foreword. In Koerner, J. Nurse, Heal My Self. Santa Rosa, Ca: Crestport.

#Watson, J. (2003) Commentary by Watson on selected publications. In L. Nicoll (ed.emeritus;) P. Reed (ed). Perspectives on nursing Theory. 4th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins.

#Watson, J. (2003) Meditation: Contemplative practice. In K. Wren & C, Norred,(eds). Real-world nursing survival guide: Complementary & Alternative Therapies. St. Louis: Harcourt.(pp. 156-160.

#Watson, J. (2003). Into the future: Postmodern and beyond. In O. Slevin & L. Basford (Eds.), Theory and practice of nursing; An integrated approach to caring practice. (2nd ed.). United Kingdom: Nelson Thornes.

#*Watson, J (2002). Illuminating the spiritual journey. Jean Watson Tells her story. In P. Burkhardt, M.G. Nagai-Jacobson (Eds.), Spirituality: Living our connectedness (pp. 181-186). NY: Delmar.

#Watson, J. (2001). Foreword. In R. Locsin (Ed.), Advancing technology, caring, nursing. Westport, CT: Auburn House.

#Watson, J. (2001). Foreword. In M.A. Anderson, Nursing leadership. Management and professional practice (pp. v-vi). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

#*Watson, J. (2001). Jean Watson: Theory of human caring. In M.E. Parker (Ed.), Nursing theories and nursing practice (pp. 343-354). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis.

#*Watson, J. (2000). Reconsidering caring in the home. In R. Rice (Ed.), Home care nursing practice: Concepts, application (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby Company.

Watson, J. (2000). Foreword. In M. Knapp & M. Knapp, Souls that are linked. Della Cor Publisher.

#*Watson, J. (2000). Postmodern nursing and beyond. In N.L. Chaska (Ed.), The nursing profession: Tomorrow’s vision and beyond (pp. 299-308). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Watson, J. (2000). Postscript. In C. Johns, Becoming a reflective practitioner. UK: Blackwell Science.

#Watson, J. (1999). Foreword. In B.M. Dossey, L. Keegan, & C. Guzzetta, Holistic Nursing: A handbook for practice (3rd ed.). MD: Aspen Publishers.

#*Watson, J. (1999). Alternative therapies and nursing practice. In J. Watson (Ed.), Nurse’s handbook of alternative and complementary therapies. Springhouse, PA: Springhouse.

#Watson, J. (1997). A meta-reflection of reflective practice. In C. Johns, Reflective practice. UK: Blackwell Science.

#Watson, J. (1996). Foreword. In A. Pearson & R. McMahon (Eds.), Nursing as therapy (2nd printing, 1998, UK.).

#Watson, J. (1996). Watson’s theory of transpersonal caring. In P.H. Walker & B. Neuman (Eds.), Blueprint for use of nursing models: Education, research, practice, & administration (pp. 141-184). NY: NLN Press.

#Watson, J. (1996). Art, caring, spirituality, and humanity. In E. Farmer (Ed.), Exploring the spiritual dimension of care (pp.29-40). Wiltshire, England: Mark Allen.

#*Watson, J. (1996). Artistry and caring: Heart and soul of nursing. In D. Marks-Maran & Rose (Eds.), Reconstructing nursing: Beyond art & science (pp. 54-63). London, U.K.: Bailliere Tindall Ltd. (Div. of Harcourt Brace & Co.).

#*Watson, J. (1996). Poeticizing as truth on nursing inquiry. In J. Kikuchi, H. Simmons, & D. Romyn (Eds.), Truth in nursing inquiry (pp. 125-139). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

#Watson, J. (1994). Foreword/Chapter. In. C. Johns (Ed.), The Burford NDU model. Caring in practice. Oxford, England: Blackwell Science.

Watson, J. (1994). Poeticizing as truth through language. In P.L. Chinn & J. Watson (Eds.), Art and aesthetics in nursing (pp. 3-17). NY: NLN.

Watson, J., & Chinn P.L. (1994). Art and aesthetics as passage between centuries. In P.L. Chinn & J. Watson (Eds.), Art and aesthetics in nursing (pp. xiii-xviii). NY: NLN.

Watson, J., et al. (1994). Overview of caring theory. In J. Watson (Ed.), Applying the art and science of human caring. NY: NLN.

Watson, J., & Chinn P. (1994). Introduction to aesthetics and art of nursing. In P. Chinn & J. Watson, Anthology on art and aesthetics in nursing. NY: NLN.

#Watson, J. (1994). A Frog, a rock, a ritual: An eco-caring cosmology. In E. Schuster & C. Brown (Ed.), Caring and environmental connection. NY: NLN

#Watson, J. (1993). Foreword. In N. Diekelman, Transforming nursing education. NY: NLN.

Watson, J. (1992). Prelude (Preface). In E. Gee, The light around the dark (pp. xi-xiii). NY: NLN.

#Watson, J. (1992). Notes on nursing: Guidelines for caring then and now. Invited commentary for commemorative edition. In F. Nightingale, Notes on nursing: What it is and what it is not (pp. 80-85). Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott Company.

#Watson, J. (1991). Introduction. In M. Leininger, Theory of transcultural nursing. NY: NLN.

Watson, J. (1991). Preface. In R. Neil & R. Watts (Eds.), Caring and nursing: Explorations in feminist perspectives (pp. ix-x). NY: NLN.

Watson, J. (1990). Preface. In Proceedings of the 12th international caring conference. NY: NLN.

Watson, J. (1990). Transformation in nursing: Bringing care back to health care. In National League for Nursing (Ed.), Curriculum revolution: Redefining the student-teacher relationship (pp. 15-20). NY: Author.

#Watson, J. (1990). Transpersonal caring: A transcendent view of person, health, and healing. In M. Parker (Ed.), Nursing theories in practice (pp. 277-288). NY: NLN.

#Watson, J. (1990). Informed moral passion. In Proceedings for the 1989 national forum on doctoral education in nursing. Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University School of Nursing.

#Watson, J. (1990). Foreword. In L. Hill & N. Smith (Eds.), Self care nursing: Promotion of health (pp. xi-xii). Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange.

#*Watson, J. (1990). Human caring: A public agenda. From revolution to renaissance. In J. Stevenson & T. Tripp-Reimer (Eds.), Knowledge about care and caring: State of the art and future developments (pp. 41-48). Proceedings of a Wingspread Conference, Racine, WI, 2/1-3/89. St. Louis, MO: American Academy of Nursing.

Watson, J. (1990). Preface. In M. Leininger & J. Watson (Eds.), The caring imperative in education (pp. xiii-xiv). NY: NLN.

#*Watson, J. & Bevis, E. (1990). Coming of age for a new age. In N. Chaska (Ed.), The nursing profession: Turning points (pp. 100-105). St. Louis, MO: C.V. Mosby Company.

Watson, J. (1989). Preface and introduction. In M. Krysl, Midwife and other poems on caring (pp. v, vii-viii). NY: NLN.

Watson, J. (1989). Human caring and suffering: A subjective model for health sciences. In R. Taylor & J. Watson (Eds.), They shall not hurt (pp. 125-135). Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado.

#Watson, J. (1989). Watson’s philosophy and theory of human caring in nursing. In J. Riehl-Sisca (Ed.), Conceptual models for nursing practice (3rd ed., pp. 219-236). Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange.

Watson, J. (1988). Introduction. In J. Watson & M. Ray (Eds.), The ethics of care and the ethics of cure: Synthesis in chronicity (pp. 1-3). NY: NLN.

*Watson, J. (1988). The professional doctorate as an entry level into practice. In National League for Nursing, Perspectives (pp. 41-47). NY: Author.

Watson, J. (1988). A case study: Curriculum in transition. In National League for Nursing (Ed.), Curriculum revolution: Mandate for change (pp.1-8). NY: Author.

Watson, J. (1987). The dream curriculum. In National League for Nursing, Patterns in nursing: Strategic planning for nursing education (pp. 91-104). NY: Author.

#*Watson, J. (1985). Reflections on different methodologies for the future of nursing. In M. Leininger (Ed.), Qualitative research methods in nursing (pp. 343-349). FL: Grune & Stratton, Inc.

#*Watson, J. (1983). Delivery and assurance of quality health care: A rights based foundation. In R. Luke, J. Krueger, & R. Madrow (Eds.), Organization and change in health care quality assurance (pp. 13-19). MD: Aspen Systems.

#Watson, J. (1982). The nurse-client relationship. In L. Sonstegard, K. Kowalski, & B. Jennings (Eds.), Women’s health care (pp. 45-56). NY: Grune and Stratton.

#*Watson, J. (1981). Some issues related to a science of caring for nursing practice. In M. Leininger (Ed. & Author), Caring: An essential human need (pp. 61-67). Proceedings from National Caring Conference, University of Utah. NJ: Charles B. Slack.

#Watson, J. (1980). Self losses. In F. Bower (Ed.), Nursing and the concept of loss (pp. 51-84). NY: Wiley.

*Watson, J., Burckhardt, C., Brown, L., Bloch, D., & Hester, N. (1979). A model of caring: An alternative health care model for nursing practice and research. Clinical and scientific sessions (pp. 32-44). MO: American Nurses.


Watson, J. (2005). Book Review: Dossey, B.M., Selander, L., Beck, D.M. and Attewell. S. Florence Nightingale Today: Healing, Leadership, Global Action. Nursing Administrative Quarterly.29(4):338-340.

Watson, J. (2006-07 in print). Book Review: Values in Professional Practice. Lessons for Health, Social Care and other professionals. Pattison, S. & Pill, S. (eds). Radcliff Medical Press: San Francisco. Journal of Advanced Practice.

Watson, J (2005 in print). Book Review. Dossey, B., Selanders, L. et.al. Florence Nightingale Today: Healing, Leadership, and Global Action. ANA publ. Md.

Watson, J. (2003). Book Review. Sandman, Lars. A good death: On the value of death and dying, Goteborg, Sweden: Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis. Journal of Palliative Care, 6(4), 633.

Watson, J. (2003, in print) Book Review. The Challenge of Sexuality in Health Care. H.Heath & I.White (eds). Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Watson, J. (2003 in press) Book Review: The Best Guide to Eastern Philosophy and Religion. D. Morgan. Los Angeles. Renaissance. Journal Alternative Medicine and Health.

Watson, J. (2001) Graduation address. In. 2001 UWO NURSING. University of Western Ontario, Canada Yearbook. London, Ontario.

Watson, J. (2001). Book Review: Caring for health, S. Proctor, Journal of Advanced Nursing. NH: Macmillan Press.

*Watson, J. (2000). Book Review: Care matters, A. Brechin, J. Walmsely, J. Katz, & S. Peace (Eds.), Journal of Advanced Nursing. London/Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Watson, J. (Associate Ed., 1 of 6). Jonas, W., & Levin, J. (Eds.) (1999). Essentials of complementary alternative medicine. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

*Watson, J. (1999). Book Review: Nursing and the experience of illness, I. Madjar & J.A. Walton (Eds.), International Journal of Nursing Research. NSW: Australia: Allen & Unwin.

*Watson, J. (1997). Book Review: Kitchen table wisdom, R. Remen. Journal of Clinical Nursing. (U.K.).

*Watson, J. (1997). Book Review: Healing power of aromatherapy, H. Walji. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine.

*Watson, J. (1996). Book Review: Healing nutrition, L. Began, Journal Alternative Therapies Health & Medicine, 2(3), 91.

Watson, J. (1994). Postmodern crisis in science and method. In Proceedings of NIHOffice of Alternative Medicine Conference, Bethesda, MD.

Watson, J. (1993). Poeticizing as truth. In Proceedings of 1993 Institute for Philosophical Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada.

Watson, J. (1993). Dr. Jean Watson with E. Henderson – An interview. Alberta Association of Registered Nurses Newsletter, 49,(6), 10-12.

Watson, J. (1989). Guest editorial: Colorado shows leadership in solving the nursing crisis. Boulder Daily Camera, September 11.

*Bevis, E., & Watson, J. (1989). Abstract: Coming of age for a new age. International Council of Nurses, 19th Quadrennial Congress. Seoul, Korea.

*Watson, J. (1989). Abstract: Humanitarian – Human caring paradigm for nursing education. International Council of Nurses, 19th Quadrennial Congress. Seoul, Korea.

Watson, J. (1985, January). Nursing education and current trends – Needs and supply data. Report to Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Watson, J. (1984-90). The Dean speaks out. University of Colorado School of Nursing Newsletter (Dean’s Column).

Watson, J. (1983-84). University of Colorado planning directions for year 2000. University of Colorado School of Nursing Newsletter.

Watson, J. (1981, April 14). The need to clarify faculty governance. Silver and Gold Record (p. 2). Boulder, CO: University of Colorado.

*Watson, J. (1980). Review of Starting point. An introduction to the dialectic of existence. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 2(3), 637-638.

Watson, J. (1979, December). Terminal Progress Report, HEW Research Project, Division of Nursing Research, Conceptual Systems, Students, Practitioners, NU-000590.

Watson, J. (1978, January). Integration of practitioner skills in an undergraduate nursing curriculum. Proceedings of HEW, Division of Nursing Conference, Denver, CO.

Watson, J. (1977, February). Preparation of faculty for nurse practitioner role. The future of nurse practitioners. Proceedings of WICHE Conference. Boulder, CO: WICHE.


Watson, J. (1973). The effect of feelings and various forms of feedback upon conflict in a political group problem-solving situation. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Colorado Graduate School. Boulder, Colorado.

Watson, J. (1982). Final Report. Visiting Kellogg Fellow Centre for Advanced Studies Division of Health Sciences, Western Australian Institute of Technology, Bentley, Western Australia.

Watson, J. (1982). Review of “The misguided cell”. Kellogg Publication (No. 8). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences. MA: Sinauer Associates.

Watson, J. (1982). Ideological shifts between traditional hospital training and tertiary nursing education. Kellogg Publication (No. 7). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia.

Watson, J. (1982). Ethical issues in nursing and health sciences. Kellogg Publication (No. 6). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia.

Watson, J. (1982). Nursing’s “new” art and “new” science. Kellogg Publication (No. 5). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia.

Watson, J. (1982). Changing demands and perspectives in nursing education. Kellogg Publication (No. 4). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia.

Watson, J. (1982). Issues of interdisciplinary health education and practice. Kellogg Publication (No. 3). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia.

Watson, J. (1982). A hospice home care program. Kellogg Publication (No. 2). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia, June, l982. (Based upon presentation at International Conference – Care of Dying in Australia and Third World, Perth, Western Australia.)

Watson, J. (1982). Understanding loss and grief. Kellogg Publication (No. l). Centre for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences, W.A.I.T., Western Australia. Perth, W.Australia.

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