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The influence of social support and problematic support on optimism and depression in chronic illness: a prospective study evaluating self-esteem as a mediator.
The present study focused on the mechanism through which social and problematic support affects psychological adjustment in chronic illness. The authors hypothesized that self-esteem would mediateExpand
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Interpersonal expectations, social support, and adjustment to chronic illness.
Chronic illness places considerable burdens on patients and their interpersonal relations with families. In this study, patients' perceptions of family and medical staff expectations regardingExpand
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The influence of social support and problematic support on optimism and depression in chronic illness: a prospective study evaluating self-esteem as a mediator.
: The present study focused on the mechanism through which social and problematic support affects psychological adjustment in chronic illness. The authors hypothesized that self-esteem would mediateExpand
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Beyond social support: Using family expectations to predict psychological adjustment in end-stage renal disease patients
  • P. Symister
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of health psychology
  • 25 March 2011
One hundred fifty-nine hemodialysis patients completed questionnaires measuring three interpersonal processes, specifically, family expectations, social support, and negative support, andExpand
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Clicking in the Community College Classroom: Assessing the Effectiveness of Clickers on Student Learning in a General Psychology Course.
The present study examined the efficacy of clickers in a community college classroom. Specifically we sought to compare the effects of clicker technology on perceived knowledge and exam scores withExpand
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