Question: For this discussion, you will be evaluating Willis, DeSanto-Madeya, & Fawcett (2015). Moving beyond dwelling in suffering: A situation-specific theory of men’s healing from childhood maltreatmentNursing Science Quarterly, 28(1), 57–63.

Then address the following:

Situation-Specific Theory Evaluation Criteria

  1. Complexity/Simplicity: Is the theory complex or simple? Explain.
  2. Clarity
    1. Is the theory understandable? Why or why not?
    1. How could this theory be made more understandable? Describe.
  3. Parsimony
    1. Is the theory concise or wordy?
    1. Provide examples.
  4. Socio-cultural Utility
    1. Does the theory attend to diversity?
    1. If so, how?
    1. If not, suggest one way it can be refined to address diversity using at least one reference to support your suggestion.
    1. Accuracy
      1. Is the theory relevant to nursing today?
      1. If yes, provide an example of its relevance.
      1. If not, please explain.

Answer: The proponents of situation-specific theories developed the model using an integrated approach…….