The determinants of coping with pain in chronically ill geriatric patients – the role of a sense of coherence

@inproceedings{Andruszkiewicz2017TheDO,
  title={The determinants of coping with pain in chronically ill geriatric patients – the role of a sense of coherence},
  author={Anna Andruszkiewicz and Małgorzata Anna Basińska and Mirosława Felsmann and Mariola Banaszkiewicz and Alicja Marzec and Kornelia Kȩdziora-Kornatowska},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Given the rising population of the elderly in modern societies, the concern for their good functioning poses a challenge for the 21st century medicine and social services. Senior citizens are at an increased risk of developing chronic conditions, which in turn increase discomfort associated with physiological processes of aging. Sensations of pain have a particular influence on the mentioned discomfort, and pain is prevalent among older people. Therefore, from the perspective of an… CONTINUE READING
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