The Couples' Illness Communication Scale (CICS): development and evaluation of a brief measure assessing illness-related couple communication.

Arden-Close, E., Moss-Morris, R., Dennison, L,, Bayne, L, and Gidron, Y., 2010. The Couples' Illness Communication Scale (CICS): development and evaluation of a brief measure assessing illness-related couple communication. British Journal of Health Psychology, 15 (3), 543 - 559 .

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DOI: 10.1348/135910709X476972

Abstract

When one member of a couple has a chronic illness, communication about the illness is important for both patient and partner well-being. This study aimed to develop and test a brief self-report measure of illness-related couple communication.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1359-107X
Uncontrolled Keywords:Adaptation, Psychological ; Adult ; Aged ; Cognitive Therapy ; Communication ; Family Relations ; Female ; Humans ; Interviews as Topic ; Male ; Middle Aged ; Multiple Sclerosis ; Neoplasm Recurrence, Local ; Neoplasm Staging ; Ovarian Neoplasms ; Personality Inventory ; Psychometrics ; Reproducibility of Results ; Self Disclosure ; Sick Role ; Social Support ; Spouses ; Weights and Measures ; Writing
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
Group:Faculty of Science and Technology
ID Code:21469
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:08 Oct 2014 13:23
Last Modified:08 Oct 2014 13:23

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