Effects of Self-esteem, Optimism, and Perceived Control on Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivor-Spouse Dyads.

@article{Chung2016EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of Self-esteem, Optimism, and Perceived Control on Depressive Symptoms in Stroke Survivor-Spouse Dyads.},
  author={Misook Lee Chung and Tamilyn Bakas and Laura D Plue and Linda S. Williams},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={E8-E16}
}
BACKGROUND Depressive symptoms are common in stroke survivors and their family caregivers. Given the interdependent relationship between the members of dyads in poststroke management, improving depressive symptoms in dyads may depend on their partner's characteristics. Self-esteem, optimism, and perceived control, all known to be associated with depressive symptoms in an individual, may also contribute to their partner's depressive symptoms. PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to examine… CONTINUE READING