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ERIC Number: EJ451114
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-006X
Stress, Coping, and Psychological Adjustment of Adults with Sickle Cell Disease.
Thompson, Robert J., Jr.; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v60 n3 p433-40 Jun 1992
Examined psychological adjustment to sickle cell disease (SCD) among 109 African-American adults. Good psychological adjustment was associated with lower levels of perceived daily stress and stress regarding SCD illness tasks, higher efficacy expectations, less use of palliative coping methods and negative thinking/passive adherence pain-coping strategies, and family functioning characterized by high support and low conflict/control. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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