The psychological impact of arthritis: the effects of illness perception and coping.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207637
Title:
The psychological impact of arthritis: the effects of illness perception and coping.
Authors:
Zyrianova, Y; Kelly, B D; Sheehan, J; McCarthy, C; Dinan, T G
Affiliation:
UCD School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin , 4, Ireland. dr.yulia@ucd.ie
Citation:
Ir J Med Sci. 2011 Mar;180(1):203-10. Epub 2010 Jul 30.
Journal:
Irish journal of medical science
Issue Date:
1-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207637
DOI:
10.1007/s11845-010-0522-2
PubMed ID:
20676797
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Coping and illness perception are considered to be important contributors in the relationship between physical and psychological factors in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). AIMS: The aim of this study was to examine the complex relationship of coping and illness perception on physical and psychological factors in RA using a structural model. METHODS: We assessed coping, illness perception, depression, anxiety, pain, arthritis-related disability and perceived social support in 68 adults with RA. RESULTS: Greater pain was detected in patients with increased scores on passive coping scale, greater severity of physical disability and increased depression and anxiety. Illness perception was found to be a mediator in the relationship between physical disability and passive coping on one hand and depression, anxiety and pain on the other. CONCLUSIONS: The hypothesised structural model has proven to be a useful paradigm for understanding the associations between multiple factors in RA presentation: clinical, emotional, personal and cognitive.
Language:
eng
MeSH:
*Adaptation, Psychological; Adult; Aged; Arthritis, Rheumatoid/*psychology; *Attitude to Health; Cross-Sectional Studies; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Models, Theoretical; Social Support
ISSN:
1863-4362 (Electronic); 0021-1265 (Linking)

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorZyrianova, Yen_GB
dc.contributor.authorKelly, B Den_GB
dc.contributor.authorSheehan, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMcCarthy, Cen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDinan, T Gen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-01T10:33:34Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-01T10:33:34Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-01T10:33:34Z-
dc.identifier.citationIr J Med Sci. 2011 Mar;180(1):203-10. Epub 2010 Jul 30.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1863-4362 (Electronic)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0021-1265 (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid20676797en_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11845-010-0522-2en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/207637-
dc.description.abstractBACKGROUND: Coping and illness perception are considered to be important contributors in the relationship between physical and psychological factors in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). AIMS: The aim of this study was to examine the complex relationship of coping and illness perception on physical and psychological factors in RA using a structural model. METHODS: We assessed coping, illness perception, depression, anxiety, pain, arthritis-related disability and perceived social support in 68 adults with RA. RESULTS: Greater pain was detected in patients with increased scores on passive coping scale, greater severity of physical disability and increased depression and anxiety. Illness perception was found to be a mediator in the relationship between physical disability and passive coping on one hand and depression, anxiety and pain on the other. CONCLUSIONS: The hypothesised structural model has proven to be a useful paradigm for understanding the associations between multiple factors in RA presentation: clinical, emotional, personal and cognitive.en_GB
dc.language.isoengen_GB
dc.subject.mesh*Adaptation, Psychologicalen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdulten_GB
dc.subject.meshAgeden_GB
dc.subject.meshArthritis, Rheumatoid/*psychologyen_GB
dc.subject.mesh*Attitude to Healthen_GB
dc.subject.meshCross-Sectional Studiesen_GB
dc.subject.meshFemaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden_GB
dc.subject.meshModels, Theoreticalen_GB
dc.subject.meshSocial Supporten_GB
dc.titleThe psychological impact of arthritis: the effects of illness perception and coping.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentUCD School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin , 4, Ireland. dr.yulia@ucd.ieen_GB
dc.identifier.journalIrish journal of medical scienceen_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinster-

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