Health-promoting behaviors and quality of life among individuals with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Stuifbergen1995HealthpromotingBA,
  title={Health-promoting behaviors and quality of life among individuals with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Alexa K Stuifbergen},
  journal={Scholarly inquiry for nursing practice},
  year={1995},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={31-50; discussion 51-5}
}
Chronic conditions have profound and pervasive effects on the quality of life of millions of Americans (USDHHS, 1991). The estimated one-quarter million Americans with MS face a unique set of stressors and challenges as they seek to adapt to a chronic illness with an unknown cause, few medical therapies, and an uncertain prognosis that almost always includes some degree of functional disability (Wasserman, 1988). The purpose of this study was to explore factors related to performance of health… CONTINUE READING

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