Coping behavior and social support contribute independently to quality of life after surgery for inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Moskovitz2000CopingBA,
  title={Coping behavior and social support contribute independently to quality of life after surgery for inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={David Norman Moskovitz and Robert G Maunder and Zane Cohen and Robin S. McLeod and Helen Macrae},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2000},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={517-21}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine the association between coping behavior at the time of surgery and inflammatory bowel disease-related quality of life after surgery. We also investigated the relationship between perceived social support and both coping style and postsurgical quality of life. Finally, the value of the Medical Outcomes Study Social Support Scale for preoperative screening was assessed. METHODS Eighty-six subjects who had surgery during a 12-month period… CONTINUE READING
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