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Chronic Illness , Psychosocial Coping with

  title={Chronic Illness , Psychosocial Coping with},
  author={Sireesha Mannea},
Improvements in health care technologies and treatments have resulted in increased life expectancies and improved disease management potential for individuals with chronic illnesses. To a great degree, quality of life may be determined by the ways they deal with the illness. Thus, identifying effective ways of coping with these diseases may lead to the development of efficacious interventions. Since 1980 there has been a substantial amount of research devoted to understanding the relation… 

The psychosocial impact of home use medical devices on the lives of older people: a qualitative study

It is found that these devices had both a positive and negative psychosocial impact on users’ lives and an improved understanding of these psychological and social issues may assist both designers of medical devices and the professionals who issue them to better facilitate the integration ofmedical devices into the homes and lives of older people.

The Role of Socio-demographics in Adoption of Religious–Spiritual and Other Coping Strategies Among Muslim Chronic Patients with Hepatitis C in Pakistan

In the overall adoption of coping strategies, lower monthly household income, lower education, rural residences, nuclear family setting and married status were contributing to the adoption of higher coping strategies among Muslim chronic patients with hepatitis C.


Research has demonstrated that children’s pain is underestimated in clinical settings. Nurses in particular have been highlighted as the professional group most likely to underestimate their pain.

Estudio de propiedades psicométricas de un cuestionario de afrontamiento, apoyo social y conducta alimentaria en personas con diabetes e hipertensión

Results suggest the questionnaire that assesses coping with chronic illness, social support and eating behavior in people with diabetes and/or hypertension has acceptable psychometrical properties, allowing the identification of psychosocial aspects that influence the management and prognosis of the pathology.

Community Violence in Early Adolescence: Assessing Coping Strategies for Reducing Delinquency and Aggression

  • Cara M. DiClementeM. Richards
  • Psychology
    Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53
  • 2019
This research enhances understanding of how boys and girls adaptively cope with community violence differently, while addressing concerns with conceptualizing categories of coping to inform clinicians in these communities.

How to Cope with Perceived Tension towards Sustainable Consumption? Exploring Pro-Environmental Behavior Experts’ Coping Strategies

Pro-environmental behavior experts (PEBEXs) encounter tensions associated with sustainable consumption, just like other individuals. What distinguishes them is their high level of knowledge,



Coping with chronic illness: a study of illness controllability and the influence of coping strategies on psychological adjustment.

Longitudinal data on the coping strategies used by middle-aged and older adults faced with one of four different chronic illnesses (N ~ 151) were used to evaluate the role of coping in the

Disability and coping as predictors of psychological adjustment to rheumatoid arthritis.

The findings provide modest support for the role individual coping efforts play in shaping illness-related outcomes and knowledge about coping strategies that moderate its psychological impact may provide a useful basis for designing psychological interventions to promote adjustment.

Illness perceptions, coping and functioning in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and psoriasis.

The role of coping in adjustment to multiple sclerosis-related adaptive demands

Abstract In general, coping research has failed to examine coping and specific illness-related stressors, and with respect to multiple sclerosis (MS), there is a lack of research into coping with

Predicting functional status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

OBJECTIVE To determine whether coping strategies and illness perceptions would be predictive of outcome in a longitudinal study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS A group of 71

Rheumatoid arthritis, coping and well-being

The study outcome underscores the significance of well-being and coping (psychosocial factors) in RA, which should be considered and not neglected in clinical practice.

Adjustment to multiple sclerosis: application of a stress and coping model.

  • K. Pakenham
  • Psychology
    Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
  • 1999
Results from hierarchical regression analyses indicated that after controlling for the effects of Time-1 adjustment, better Time-2 adjustment was related to less disability, greater reliance on problem- focused coping, and less reliance on emotion-focused coping.

Disease-specific stressors in rheumatoid arthritis: coping and well-being.

The CORS measures eight coping styles directed at the most important chronic stressors of RA i.e. pain, limitations, and dependence, and the relation between coping and well-being was analysed while controlling for relevant disease status variables.