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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Behavioral Medicine 1/2016

11-08-2015

Illness representations and psychological adjustment of Greek couples dealing with a recently-diagnosed cancer: dyadic, interaction and perception-dissimilarity effects

Auteurs: Zoe Giannousi, Evangelos C. Karademas, Georgia Dimitraki

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Behavioral Medicine | Uitgave 1/2016

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Abstract

The aim was to examine the impact of the dyadic, interaction and dissimilarity effects of the illness representations on the psychological health of recently diagnosed cancer patients and spouses in Greece. The sample consisted of 298 individuals nested in 149 couples. Effects were examined with the Actor–Partner Interdependence Model. Both actor (i.e., within person) and partner (i.e., between partners) effects were detected for both patients’ and spouses’ psychological symptoms. The negative association of patients’ psychological symptoms with their representations of illness coherence was weak at the higher and medium levels, and stronger at the lower levels of spouse corresponding representations. Patient–partner discrepancy in perceived illness consequences was associated with more psychological symptoms in patients. Adaptation to cancer is a dyadic process within the context of which patient and partner psychological well-being is affected by each other’s understanding of illness. Thus, the parallel examination of the illness representations of both partners is needed from the early phases of the illness trajectory.

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Metagegevens
Titel
Illness representations and psychological adjustment of Greek couples dealing with a recently-diagnosed cancer: dyadic, interaction and perception-dissimilarity effects
Auteurs
Zoe Giannousi
Evangelos C. Karademas
Georgia Dimitraki
Publicatiedatum
11-08-2015
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Behavioral Medicine / Uitgave 1/2016
Print ISSN: 0160-7715
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3521
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-015-9664-z