TITLE

Who's IN CONTROL: Stress-or YOU?

AUTHOR(S)
DeGraff, Alfred H. "Skip"
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
PN;Jan2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a research conducted in order to determine disability-related sources of stress. The research revealed that the most-voiced stressor was bowel or bladder accidents and related problems. The second most-voiced stressor was secondary disability, illness, and injury, whereas public embarrassment, degradation, and discrimination occupied the third place. The coping strategies include spiritual interventions, medical interventions, and social interaction.
ACCESSION #
23393968

 

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