Perceived family support as a moderator psychological well-being in end-stage renal disease

@article{Christensen1989PerceivedFS,
  title={Perceived family support as a moderator psychological well-being in end-stage renal disease},
  author={Alan J. Christensen and Charles W. Turner and James R. Slaughter and John M. Holman},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={12},
  pages={249-265}
}
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is associated with an increased incidence of psychological distress. The present research examined the salutary effects of a supportive family environment on the psychological well-being of ESRD patients receiving renal transplants. Patients (N=57) completed a measure of perceived family support and an assessment of the physical impact of their illness. Psychological well-being was assessed utilizing two measures of depression and two measures of anxiety. One… CONTINUE READING

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