Self-esteem, social participation, and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis

@article{Mikula2017SelfesteemSP,
  title={Self-esteem, social participation, and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis},
  author={Pavol Mikula and Iveta Nagyova and Martina Krokavcova and Marianna Vitkov{\'a} and Jaroslav Rosenberger and Jarmila Szilasiov{\'a} and Zuzana Gdovinov{\'a} and Roy E. Stewart and Johan Groothoff and Jitse P. van Dijk},
  journal={Journal of Health Psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={984 - 992}
}
The aim of this study is to explore whether self-esteem and social participation are associated with the physical and mental quality of life (Physical Component Summary, Mental Component Summary) and whether self-esteem can mediate the association between these variables. We collected information from 118 consecutive multiple sclerosis patients. Age, gender, disease duration, disability status, and participation were significant predictors of Physical Component Summary, explaining 55.4 percent… 

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