Corpus ID: 45273696

A study of the relationship between quality of life, self-esteem and health

  title={A study of the relationship between quality of life, self-esteem and health},
  author={Stephen M. Kermode and Douglas Maclean},
  journal={Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing},
The Effect of Brief Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Group Intervention on Self Esteem among Drug Users
Self-esteem is related to the individuals understanding and accepting the existing character and attitude to themselves. Failure to understand and accept their own strengths and weaknesses and in theExpand
Obese Chinese Primary-School Students and Low Self-Esteem: A Cross-Sectional Study
For Chinese primary-school students, low self-esteem is associated with higher weight status and self-perceived body shape and academic performance, and grandparental opinion of a child’s weight also contributes to lowSelf-esteem. Expand
Talking about Sexuality and Intimacy with Women Spousal Caregivers: Perspectives of Service Providers.
The caregiver-provider encounter is examined, and challenges faced by service providers in addressing sexuality are considered, and themes identified include ambivalence and discomfort, personal and institutional barriers, meanings attributed to sexuality and intimacy, and lack of opportunities to discuss experiences. Expand
Impact of psychological and cancer-related factors on HRQoL for Korean childhood cancer survivors
Childhood cancer survivors do experience lower level of QoL and psychological factors, especially self-concept, should be considered when supporting the well-being of childhood cancer survivors. Expand
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Chinese version of Aging Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes Scale
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Subjective well-being among family caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities: the role of affiliate stigma and psychosocial moderating variables.
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The determination of self-esteem, self-efficacy and achievement motivation measures in predicting women's quality of life
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Older Chinese men and women's experiences and understanding of sexuality
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Accentuate the Positive -and the Negative: Rethinking the Use of Self-Esteem, Self-Deprecation, and Self-Confidence*
This study argues that recent developments in self-verification and positive strivings theory, in combination with self-esteem theory, could enhance social scientists' knowledge and use of theExpand
Quality of life: a critical review of current concepts, measures and their clinical implications.
Quality of life (Q/L) measurements are used to justify or refute different forms of medical treatment; to identify the sequelae of disease or treatment which are resolved by other interventionsExpand
Quality of life index: development and psychometric properties
The purpose of the study was to assess the validity and reliability of an instrument designed to measure quality of life, and items applicable to both healthy subjects and dialysis patients were tested with graduate students. Expand
Holism and Spiritual Wellbeing, in Kermode, S
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  • 2000
The non-insulin-dependent diabetic: success and failure in compliance.
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  • Medicine
  • The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a quarterly publication of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation
  • 1998
Results indicate that the factors governing failure to adhere are not necessarily the obverse of psychosocial factors correlated with successful adherence to medical regimes. Expand
Quality of Life: what residents say and nurses need to know
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  • 1997
Development of a Conceptual Model of Quality of Life
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice
  • 1996
Subsequent cross-cultural work with African Americans and Mexican Americans has provided evidence that the elements of the model appropriately reflect quality of life for segments of the population not sampled in the original work. Expand
Psychosocial factors affecting adherence of people with diabetes
  • Unpublished doctoral thesis. Lismore: University of New England-Northern Rivers
  • 1996
Global self-esteem and specific self-esteem: different concepts, different outcomes
Les AA. eclairent la relation entre estime de soi globale (Rosenberg 1979) et estime de soi specifique (academique). Ils montrent que ces deux types d'evaluation ne sont pas equivalent. L'estime deExpand