Psychosocial Adaptation to Chronic Illness and Disability: A Virtue Based Model

@article{Kim2015PsychosocialAT,
  title={Psychosocial Adaptation to Chronic Illness and Disability: A Virtue Based Model},
  author={Jeong Han Kim and Brian T. McMahon and Carolyn E. Hawley and Dana Brickham and Rene Gonzalez and Dong-hun Lee},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={45-55}
}
Purpose Psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and disability (CID) is an area of study where a positive psychology perspective, especially the study of virtues and character strengths, can be implemented within the rehabilitation framework. A carefully developed theory to guide future interdisciplinary research is now timely. Methods A traditional literature review between philosophy and rehabilitation psychology was conducted in order to develop a virtue-based psychosocial adaptation… CONTINUE READING