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The role of acceptance in psychological functioning in adolescents with cystic fibrosis: A preliminary study

(2008) PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH. 23(5). p.629-638
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This study explored the role of acceptance in accounting for the heterogeneity in psychological functioning in adolescents suffering from cystic fibrosis. Thirty-four adolescents completed a battery of questionnaires assessing acceptance, anxiety, depression, and disability. Regression analyses revealed that acceptance had a significant and unique contribution in explaining adolescents' anxiety, depression, and disability beyond the effects of demographic variables and parameters of disease severity. Forced expiratory volume, a parameter of disease severity, had a unique contribution in explaining disability, but not in explaining anxiety and depression. Our results support the idea that accepting the limitations imposed by a chronic disease and readjusting life goals has a positive effect upon psychological functioning in adolescents with cystic fibrosis. Acceptance-based therapies might prove useful in promoting well-being in adolescents with cystic fibrosis.
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cystic fibrosis, psychological functioning, acceptance

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MLA
Casier, Annabelle, et al. “The Role of Acceptance in Psychological Functioning in Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis: A Preliminary Study.” PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH, vol. 23, no. 5, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2008, pp. 629–38, doi:10.1080/08870440802040269.
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Casier, A., Goubert, L., Huse, D., Theunis, M., Franckx, H., Robberecht, E., … Crombez, G. (2008). The role of acceptance in psychological functioning in adolescents with cystic fibrosis: A preliminary study. PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH, 23(5), 629–638. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870440802040269
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Casier, Annabelle, Liesbet Goubert, D. Huse, Marleen Theunis, H. Franckx, Eddy Robberecht, Dirk Matthys, and Geert Crombez. 2008. “The Role of Acceptance in Psychological Functioning in Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis: A Preliminary Study.” PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH 23 (5): 629–38. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870440802040269.
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Casier, Annabelle, Liesbet Goubert, D. Huse, Marleen Theunis, H. Franckx, Eddy Robberecht, Dirk Matthys, and Geert Crombez. 2008. “The Role of Acceptance in Psychological Functioning in Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis: A Preliminary Study.” PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH 23 (5): 629–638. doi:10.1080/08870440802040269.
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Casier A, Goubert L, Huse D, Theunis M, Franckx H, Robberecht E, et al. The role of acceptance in psychological functioning in adolescents with cystic fibrosis: A preliminary study. PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH. 2008;23(5):629–38.
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A. Casier et al., “The role of acceptance in psychological functioning in adolescents with cystic fibrosis: A preliminary study,” PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 629–638, 2008.
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  title        = {{The role of acceptance in psychological functioning in adolescents with cystic fibrosis: A preliminary study}},
  url          = {{http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870440802040269}},
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