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dc.contributor.authorKent, Dan
dc.contributor.authorRuggiero, Laurie
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-11T03:36:49Z
dc.date.available2011-05-11T03:36:49Z
dc.date.issued2010-10
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationKent, D., Haas, L., Randal, D., Lin, E., Thorpe, C. T., Boren, S. A., Fisher, J., Heins, J., Lustman, P., Nelson, J., Ruggiero, L., Wysocki, T., Fitzner, K., Sherr, D., & Martin, A. L. 2010. Healthy Coping: Issues and Implications in Diabetes Education and Care. Population Health Management, 13(5): 227-233. DOI: 10.1089/pop.2009.0065en
dc.identifier.issn1942-7891
dc.identifier.otherDOI: 10.1089/pop.2009.0065
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10027/7609
dc.descriptionPost print version of article may differ from published version. The definitive version is available through Mary Ann Liebert at DOI: 10.1089/pop.2009.0065. This is a copy of an article published in the Population Health Management © 2010, Copyright Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.; Population Health Management is available online at: http://www.liebertonline.com.en
dc.description.abstractPsychological, emotional, and social factors not only impact quality of life, but also often play a role in chronic illness outcomes. Diabetes care, in particular, is greatly influenced by psychosocial factors when they hinder a person’s ability to manage the disease and achieve metabolic control. Healthy coping, defined as responding to a psychological and physical challenge by recruiting available resources to increase the probability of favorable outcomes in the future, is essential to effective self-management by people with diabetes. In June 2009, the American Association of Diabetes Educators convened a multidisciplinary expert panel to discuss healthy coping in diabetes. The panel included diabetes educators and behavioral science and mental health professionals. Drawing on their knowledge and experiences, as well as information presented at the symposium, the panel probed several aspects of healthy coping including what it entails, common barriers, assessment, population diversity, and clinical applications. A team approach to addressing the patient’s coping is critical. Team involvement relieves the diabetes educator of the entire burden of supporting the patient in this regard. The team should be broadly defined and include those who are formally and informally involved. Healthy coping is a complex, qualitative behavior that cannot be easily quantified. Future efforts to address the issue of healthy coping should add to the body of literature regarding diabetes self-management at the individual and population- based levels. (Population Health Management 2010;13:227–233)en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherMary Ann Lieberten
dc.subjecthealthy copingen
dc.subjectself-managementen
dc.titleHealthy coping: issus and implications in diabetes education and careen
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