A correlational study of disabilities, stressors and coping methods in victims of multiple sclerosis.

@article{Buelow1991ACS,
  title={A correlational study of disabilities, stressors and coping methods in victims of multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Janice M. Buelow},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={1991},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={247-52}
}
  • Janice M. Buelow
  • Published 1991 in
    The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
Twenty multiple sclerosis (MS) patients admitted to the hospital for treatment of exacerbation of their disease were asked to identify stressors and the coping mechanisms they employed to deal with stressors. They completed the MS Stressor Scale (a twenty item Likert-type scale) and the Jalowiec Coping Scale (sixty-item Likert-type scale). Disability level was measured using the Barthel Index. Results showed an overall mean stress score of 1.49 on a scale of 1 to 3. The most stressful items… CONTINUE READING

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