A Personal Projects Analysis: Examining Adaptation to Low Back Pain
作者: Kerryellen Vroman
作者单位: 1University of New Hampshire, USA, kgn3@unh.edu
2Massey University, New Zealand
3University of New Hampshire, USA
刊名: Journal of Health Psychology, 2009, Vol.14 (5), pp.696-706
来源数据库: Sage Publications, Inc.
DOI: 10.1177/1359105309104916
关键词: adaptationfunctionlow back painPersonal Projects Analysiswell-being
原始语种摘要: Personal Projects Analysis (PPA) offers an alternative approach to studying adaptation to illnesses. This study investigated adaptation to low back pain using PPA to examine the relationship between participants' perceptions of pain, and their functioning and well-being. Participants appraised their five most important projects on 26 dimensions, such as project value, success and difficulty. Factor analyses of the project ratings yielded five dispositions (Integrity, Personal Agency, Social Visibility, Pain Salience and Stressfulness). In regression analysis all five dispositions significantly predicted Physical and Social Function, Disruption of Roles, and Well-being. `Pain Salience' was the strongest predictor of functional outcomes, and `Stressfulness' was the best predictor of...
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  • adaptation 适应
  • Adaptation 调配
  • Analysis 分析
  • being 
  • predictor 预示
  • function 函数
  • their 他们的
  • relationship 关系
  • examine 
  • dimensions 面积