The interplay of dyadic and individual planning of pelvic-floor exercise in prostate-cancer patients following radical prostatectomy

@article{Burkert2012TheIO,
  title={The interplay of dyadic and individual planning of pelvic-floor exercise in prostate-cancer patients following radical prostatectomy},
  author={Silke Burkert and Nina Knoll and Aleksandra Luszczynska and Oliver Gralla},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={305-317}
}
This study broadens the current understanding of the role of planning by focusing on the interplay between individual and dyadic planning (i.e. making plans about the target person’s behaviour together with a partner). Self-report data from N = 141 prostatectomy-patients and their partners were assessed at three times within 1 year post-surgery. Direct and indirect effects of dyadic and individual planning on patients’ pelvic-floor exercise (PFE) were tested. Proposed mediators were social… CONTINUE READING