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The Relationship Among Spirituality, Self-efficacy and Quality of Life in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
(University of Texas at Arlington, 2007-12)
For the individual with sickle cell disease (SCD), the lifespan is increasing but adults report decreased quality of life (QOL), low self-efficacy, and ineffective coping skills. The care of adult patients with SCD ...
Spirituality, Self-Efficacy, and Quality of Life among Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
(Southern Nursing Research Society, 2011-04)
Spirituality and self-efficacy both have been identified as factors that contribute to management of chronic illnesses and quality of life (QOL). For individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD), the lifespan is increasing, ...
Sleep Quality, Pain and Self-Efficacy among Community-Dwelling Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
The aim of this paper was to report the findings of a study examining relationships among sleep, pain, self-efficacy, and demographic attributes of community-dwelling adults with sickle cell disease (SCD). Sleep difficulty ...
Voices of Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease Pain
(National Black Nurses Association, 2012-12)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe the lived experiences of adults with sickle cell disease-related pain. Using a qualitative, phenomenological approach, a purposive sample of 13 African-American ...