A Personal Projects Analysis: examining adaptation to low back pain.

@article{Vroman2009APP,
  title={A Personal Projects Analysis: examining adaptation to low back pain.},
  author={Kerryellen G. Vroman and Kerry Chamberlain and Rebecca L Warner},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={696-706}
}
Personal Projects Analysis (PPA) offers an alternative approach to studying adaptation to illnesses. This study investigated adaptation to low back pain using PPA to examine the relationship between participants' perceptions of pain, and their functioning and well-being. Participants appraised their five most important projects on 26 dimensions, such as project value, success and difficulty. Factor analyses of the project ratings yielded five dispositions (Integrity, Personal Agency, Social… CONTINUE READING