Adaptation to Physical Disabilities : The Role of Meaning in Life and Depression

@inproceedings{Psarra2013AdaptationTP,
  title={Adaptation to Physical Disabilities : The Role of Meaning in Life and Depression},
  author={Evangelia Psarra and George Kleftaras},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Depression is one of the most frequent psychological symptoms in people with physical disabilities, as the acquisition of a physical disability is a stressful situation, demanding an individual’s adjustment to a new distressing reality. While some individuals manage to adapt to their physical disability’s implications, others fail to accept this new situation, manifesting depressive symptoms. One factor that seems to facilitate adaptation process to physical disabilities and thus… CONTINUE READING

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