Repression and Coping Styles in Asthmatic Patients

  title={Repression and Coping Styles in Asthmatic Patients},
  author={Beatriz Gonz{\'a}lez-Freire and Isabel V{\'a}zquez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Pedro Marcos-Vel{\'a}zquez and Carlos Gonz{\'a}lez de la Cuesta},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings},
The objectives of this study were to (a) determine prevalence of the dispositional repressive coping style as well as other situational coping styles in a sample of asthmatic patients and (b) to analyze the capacity of these styles to predict subsequent morbidity (emergency room visits or hospitalizations due to asthma) during a 12-month follow-up. A sample of 75 adult asthmatic patients was selected and information about sociodemographics, asthma severity, and patient’s perception of illness… CONTINUE READING


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