Adjustment to chronic illness among HIV-infected women.

  title={Adjustment to chronic illness among HIV-infected women.},
  author={Carol A. Bova},
  journal={Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing},
  volume={33 3},
  • Carol A. Bova
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of nursing scholarship : an official…
PURPOSE To identify factors that influence adjustment to chronic illness among HIV-infected women, using the cognitive appraisal model of stress and coping. DESIGN Cross-sectional descriptive survey of 101 HIV-infected women living in the Northeastern United States, from December 1996 to December 1997. METHODS During face-to-face interviews, the Meaning of Illness Questionnaire, Duke UNC Functional Social Support Questionnaire, HIV Symptom Experience Inventory and Medical Outcomes Study… CONTINUE READING

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