Coping with the challenge of transition in older adolescents with epilepsy

@article{Reeve2002CopingWT,
  title={Coping with the challenge of transition in older adolescents with epilepsy},
  author={D. K Reeve and Nadina B Lincoln},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2002},
  volume={11},
  pages={33-39}
}
Chronic illnesses, such as epilepsy, have been shown to have detrimental effects on both psychological adjustment and coping behaviour. Using the process model of coping, these effects were investigated in a patient group of 36, 16-21 year olds with epilepsy and a control group of 31 of their peers. Participants completed a postal questionnaire containing measures of psychological adjustment (self-esteem, affect, self-efficacy) and an adolescent coping questionnaire. Comparison of the two… CONTINUE READING
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