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Living with multiple sclerosis : a biopsychosocial model of adjustment

McMillan, Lindsay Owen. 2005, Living with multiple sclerosis : a biopsychosocial model of adjustment, D.Health Sc. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Living with multiple sclerosis : a biopsychosocial model of adjustment
Author McMillan, Lindsay Owen.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Health Sc.
Date submitted 2005
Keyword(s) Multiple sclerosis - Patients - Conduct of life
Multiple sclerosis - Patients
Clinical health psychology
Summary The model was tested using a scale specially designed to assess the impact and symptoms of MS. Results indicate that people with MS manage better when self-esteem, optimism, physical activity, and social support are present. Therapists should promote these factors, among people with MS, to foster resilience and reduce its impact.
Notes Degree conferred 2006.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 226 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.196834
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30027019

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