Advances in Nursing Science Journal Article Review Taylor, Veronica, and Sophia Purposes of the Journal The primary purposes of the journal Advances in Nursing Science are to promote the development of nursing knowledge and provide peer-reviewed material regarding nursing theories, nursing philosophies, and the integration of research with practice. Overview of the Journal ● ● ● ● One of the most read and most assigned journals by faculties in graduate programs of nursing. Approximately thirteen articles are typically published with each issue. Articles selected for this journal are peer-reviewed and must pertain to different nursing theories as well as the integration of research and practice. Authors are required to follow speciﬁc guidelines before submitting their article which include proper preparation of the manuscript and correct referencing. Weight Stigma Related to Pregnancy April/June 2020 - Volume 43 - Issue 2 p 190-199 ● ● Concept Analysis ● Authors: Rachel Dieterich, Jill Demirci and Cynthia Danford Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ● The stigmatization of weight during pregnancy is directed towards women that are identiﬁed as overweight or obese before pregnancy. There is no deﬁnition identiﬁed for the weight stigma related to pregnancy. This article uses an iterative approach to come to a conclusion on the deﬁnition of weight stigma related to pregnancy This stigma provokes poor patient-provider relationships which can compromise care. Healthcare provides need to be trained to create a safe environment for both the mother and the baby, leaving the stigma out of the conversation Beyond Resilience: A Concept Analysis of Human Flourishing in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer ● ● Apr-Jun 2020; 43(2): p 172-189 Authors: Eunji Cho, DOchery, Sharron L ● In this article, researchers used Rodger’s Evolutionary Concept Analysis method to examine human ﬂourishing, speciﬁcally from adolescents and young adults (AYAs) who have cancer. By approaching this study through research, systematic review, and tables/charts, researchers were able to observe how these AYAs were able to ﬁnd meaning in their cancer experiences, and see this adversity as a way to improve relationships and to view life in a more positive light. The authors came with the conclusion that healthcare workers should be able to offer the appropriate care for AYAs who have full potential to grow.