Social support and conscientiousness in hemodialysis adherence.

  title={Social support and conscientiousness in hemodialysis adherence.},
  author={Patricia Moran and Alan J. Christensen and William J. Lawton},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  volume={19 4},
Previous conclusions regarding the role of social support in hemodialysis adherence are inconsistent, suggesting that other factors may moderate this relationship. Using the Five-Factor Model of Personality, we examined the hypothesis that conscientiousness would interact with social support in predicting fluid-intake and medication adherence in a sample of 56 chronic hemodialysis patients. Hierarchical regression analyses (controlling for demographic, clinical, and other personality variables… CONTINUE READING

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