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Type of publication: Tezės kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Theses in other peer-reviewed publications (T1e)
Field of Science: Psichologija / Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Alčiauskaitė, Laura;Šinkariova, Liuda
Title: Are general and social self-efficacy related to reactions to disability among mobility impaired people?
Is part of: ECP 2017 : Psychology addressing society’s greatest challenges; 15th European congress of psychology, 11-14 July, 2017, Amsterdam, Netherlands : abstract book. Amsterdam : Netherlands Institute of Psychology NIP, 2017
Extent: p. 40-40
Date: 2017
Note: TS07.5
Abstract: Introduction: Recent studies suggest that every physical disability results in array of reactions which can range from negative affectivity to successful adjustment to disability. General and social self-efficacy are the resources helping the individuals to solve disability-related problems but there is a lack of research analysing how these two types of self-efficacy are related to emotional reactions to disability. The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between general and social self-efficacy and reactions to disability among mobility impaired people. Methods: The study included 108 men and 201 women with mobility disabilities, aged between 18 and 88. General and social self-efficacy were assessed using Self-Efficacy scale and reactions to disability were assessed using Reactions to Impairment and Disability Inventory, measuring six reactions: denial, depression, internalized anger, externalized hostility, acknowledgement and adjustment. Results: Regardless of age, individuals reporting higher general and social self-efficacy demonstrated lower scores of depression, internalized anger and externalized hostility and higher scores of acknowledgment and adjustment to disability compared to individuals reporting lower general and social self-efficacy. Conclusions and implications: Both general and social self-efficacy promoting interventions and activities may improve the emotional adjustment to disability in mobility impaired people
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:3. Konferencijų medžiaga / Conference materials
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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