ERIC Number: EJ468203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Preparation for Undergoing an Invasive Medical Procedure: Interacting Effects of Information and Coping Style.
Ludwick-Rosenthal, Robin; Neufeld, Richard W. J.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v61 n1 p156-64 Feb 1993
Investigated interacting effects of information-based preparation and dispositional desire for information among first-time cardiac catheterization patients. Findings from 72 adults randomly assigned to high- or low-information preparation condition revealed that, when desire for information and preparatory information level were matched, there was less behavioral anxiety, more problem-focused coping, and less emotion-focused coping during catheterization. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Canada