Special Issue "Psychosocial Impact of Chronic Disease on Patients, Families and Caregivers"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Global Health".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2022 | Viewed by 2935
Interests: impact of chronic illness in patients, family and/or caregivers; health and iIlness processes in vulnerable groups; individual and family health promotion; integrated health care
This Special Issue seeks to address the impact of chronic disease across the lifespan. The goal is to bring together researchers addressing the impact of chronic disease on well-being in order to inform intervention programs to facilitate adaptation, treatment, and quality of life in patients, families and caregivers.
The current Special Issue welcomes research papers in the area of clinical health psychology informed by all disciplines including but not limited to psychology, public health sciences, behavioral medicine, epidemiology, family therapy, and nursing, addressing patients, couples, families and caregivers. Reports of interdisciplinary approaches in research including integrated care are particularly welcome.
Prof. Dr. M. Graça Pereira
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- quality of life
- therapeutic adherence
- health promotion
- treatment adjustment