ERIC Number: EJ419641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reminiscence Interviews as Stress Management Interventions for Older Patients Undergoing Surgery.
Rybarczyk, Bruce D.; Auerbach, Stephen M.
Gerontologist, v30 n4 p522-28 Aug 1990
Standard reminiscence interview and one focusing on successfully met challenges reduced state anxiety and enhanced coping self-efficacy when measured against attention-placebo and no-intervention control groups in 104 elderly men facing surgery. Age-peer interviewers did not elicit significantly greater overall reductions in state anxiety or increases in coping self-efficacy scores than younger interviewers. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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