Personality predictors of dimensions of psychosocial adjustment after surgery.

@article{Weinryb1997PersonalityPO,
  title={Personality predictors of dimensions of psychosocial adjustment after surgery.},
  author={Robert M Weinryb and J. Petter Gustavsson and Jacques P Barber},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={626-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Although many studies have examined the relationship between personality factors and adjustment after surgery, most of them have had very short follow-up periods. The present prospective study examines whether preoperative psychodynamic assessment of personality traits enhances prediction of various areas of psychosocial adjustment assessed at least 1 year after surgery. METHODS In 53 patients undergoing pelvic pouch surgery for ulcerative colitis, we examined the relationship… CONTINUE READING

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