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  1. Appraisal, coping, motivational factors and gender in vocational rehabilitation.

    Article - En anglais

    The applicability of a model of appraisal and coping was studied in vocational rehabilitation patients (n=31 : 16 men, 15 women) ; the selection of patients aimed at obtaining a representative patient group for studying coordinated rehabilitation within various health care districts in southern Sweden.

    There were four phases of data collection and model adjustment.

    An initial, semi-structured interview concerned various key topics (program evaluation ; causal attribution regarding the problem or disease ; life-crises, threats, mobbing and unjust treatment ; feeling of control ; current situation ; future ; how the interview was experienced).

    The second phase involved a questionnaire study of hypochondriacal and depressive symptomatology, the third the analysis of patient records, and the fourth outcome data on sickness allowances and disability pensions at a 2-year follow-up.

    The results indicate the importance for rehabilitation of attending to motivational factors that influence the patients'coping strategies and appraisal, and to cultural (immigrant) and gender perspectives.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Réadaptation professionnelle, Coping, Comportement, Motivation, Suède, Europe, Sexe, Cognition, Méthode mesure, Evaluation, Homme, Médecine travail

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Vocational rehabilitation, Coping, Behavior, Motivation, Sweden, Europe, Sex, Cognition, Measurement method, Evaluation, Human, Occupational medicine

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0425691

    Code Inist : 002B30B04. Création : 10/04/1997.