Chronic Physical Disorders: Behavioral Medicine's by Alan Christensen, Michael Antoni

By Alan Christensen, Michael Antoni

In Chronic actual Disorders, the main widespread figures within the box of behavioral drugs argue why a biopsychosocial standpoint is essential to lowering the large own and societal burden of power ailment.

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Instead, we choose several variables in each category that are illustrative of factors that influence adjustment. The dispositional variables that we examine are sex and gender role. The illness reactions that we examine are self-esteem and perceptions of control, two of the central components of cognitive adaptation theory (Taylor, 1983). We examine multiple aspects of social support in our discussion of the social environment. Dispositional Variables Sex Do men or women adjust more poorly to chronic illness?

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