Coping styles in asthma.

  • R. S. Farr
  • Published 1999 in The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology


Some patients with asthma cope with their disease in ways that are deleterious to them. The coping styles used by these patients often were used by them before the onset of the asthma, but the asthma amplifies these styles, and the coping styles can amplify the asthma. There are striking similarities between these coping styles and those described in cancer… (More)


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