Do Flexible Goal Adjustment and Acceptance Help Preserve Quality of Life in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis?

@article{Damme2016DoFG,
  title={Do Flexible Goal Adjustment and Acceptance Help Preserve Quality of Life in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis?},
  author={Stefaan van Damme and Annelies De Waegeneer and Jan C Debruyne},
  journal={International journal of behavioral medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={333-339}
}
BACKGROUND Goal regulation strategies such as flexible goal adjustment and acceptance are believed to be protective factors in persons with chronic illness, but research on their relative contributions to quality of life in multiple sclerosis (MS) is lacking. PURPOSE We aimed to test the idea that acceptance and flexible goal adjustment (in contrast to tenacious goal pursuit) may help preserve the quality of life in persons with MS. METHOD A sample of 117 patients with MS was recruited… CONTINUE READING