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Title: Illness-related factors, stress and coping strategies in relation to psychological distress in HIV-infected persons in Hong Kong
Authors: Chan, I
Au, A 
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Source: AIDS care, 2006, v. 8, no. 18, p. 977-982 How to cite?
Journal: AIDS care 
Abstract: This study examined the relationships among illness-related factors, stress, coping strategies and psychological distress in HIV-infected persons in Hong Kong (N=118). Multiple regression analyses were used to examine the models of psychological distress as a function of demographic factors, illness-related factors, psychosocial stressors and coping. Results showed that positive thinking was inversely related to psychological distress and avoidance was associated with higher level of anxiety. However, the use of problem solving was found to be inversely related to anxiety. Results are discussed in the context of Chinese culture and the service in Hong Kong.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/60570
ISSN: 0954-0121 (print)
1360-0451 (online)
DOI: 10.1080/09540120500490093
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