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Terapia psicológica

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URZUA M, Alfonso. Quality of Life and Biopsychosocial Factors in Chronic Medical Phatologies. Ter Psicol [online]. 2008, vol.26, n.2, pp. 207-214. ISSN 0718-4808.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48082008000200007.

Based on a transectional design, quality of life and its relationship to biopsychosocial factors was evaluated in 240 participants, 120 of whom where living with a chronic medical pathology of Primary Health Attention The main instrument used was the WHOQoL- Bref of the WHO. Satisfaction with health, positive affect, the affect balance, satisfaction with life, and mediation efficiency, were positively related to quality of life; negative affect was inversely correlated to quality of life. There was no correlation of quality of life with sex, social support, and time with the illness.

Palabras llave : Quality of life; chronic illness; biopsychosocial variables.

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