Personality, personal model beliefs, and self-care in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes
Skinner, TC, Hampson, SE and Fife-Schaw, CR (2002) Personality, personal model beliefs, and self-care in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes Health Psychology, 21 (1). 61 - 70. ISSN 0278-6133
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This study compared 3 models of association between personality, personal model beliefs, and self-care in a cross-sectional design. These models were as follows: (a) Emotional stability determines self-care indirectly through personal model beliefs, and conscientiousness is a direct predictor of self-care; (b) emotional stability determines self-care indirectly through personal model beliefs, and conscientiousness moderates the association between beliefs and self-care; (c) both emotional stability and conscientiousness determine self-care indirectly through personal model beliefs. Participants (N = 358, aged 12-30 years) with Type I diabetes completed measures of personality, personal model beliefs, and self-care. Structural equation modeling indicated that Model C was the best fit to the data.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences > Psychology|
|Date :||1 February 2002|
|Identification Number :||10.1037/0278-6188.8.131.52|
|Uncontrolled Keywords :||personality; self-care; illness beliefs; diabetes 5-factor model; health beliefs; regimen adherence; social support; mellitus; conscientiousness; illness; neuroticism; predictors; symptoms|
|Additional Information :||This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||26 Jan 2012 11:19|
|Last Modified :||23 Sep 2013 18:53|
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