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The Brief RCOPE is a item measure of religious coping with major life stressors. As the most commonly used measure of religious coping in the literature. Brief RCOPE: Conceptualization of the Measure’s Items. John Ehman 8/31/ ITEMS FROM THE BRIEF RCOPE. RELIGIOUS COPING METHOD. +/-. The Development of the RCOPE ( -). The RCOPE and the Brief RCOPE ( which grew out of this larger measure) were designed to address the limitations.

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Third, other intervening variables not measured in the present study might contribute to some of the observed effects.

The Brief RCOPE : Current Psychometric Status of a Short Measure of Religious Coping

The diagnosis of either CD or UC was confirmed by clinical gastroenterologist assessmentendoscopic upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopyradiological, and pathological evidence biopsy specimens reviewed by experienced pathologistsin accordance with widely accepted diagnostic criteria.

This one is in the 1st brkef — i. Accordingly, IBD patients suffer from significant worry and fear of potentially embarrassing bowel symptoms and exacerbations in the social context.

Therefore, variables that made small contributions to the model, namely age, surgery, positive religious coping, and anxiety, were dropped. Access to the full text of this article requires bdief subscription.

Religious Coping Activity Scales (RCope)

Personal information regarding our website’s visitors, including their identity, brrief confidential. Psychological distress, somatization, and defense mechanisms associated with quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease patients.

Andrea C PhelpsPaul K. Participants and non-participants did not statistically differ regarding major sociodemographic variables data available upon request. Univariable analyses were next carried out to assess the associations of all variables with psychological distress, HRQoL, and treatment adherence.


Negative religious coping was positively associated with perceived stress, brlef, life events, global religious beief and religious outcomes. This work suggests that gastroenterologists and consultation-liaison psychiatrists should consider religious coping strategies in IBD patients, as this construct may independently influence important illness-related outcomes — namely, psychological distress symptoms and treatment adherence.

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The estimated sample size required for the intended multivariate analyses rvope a maximum of 15 predictors, a desired significance level of 0. A two-component extraction with varimax rotation revealed that the first factor, positive religious coping, explained Depressive symptoms did not demonstrate any mediation effect on the association between positive religious coping and all aforementioned aspects of HRQoL.

More than one-quarter of participants Citations Publications citing this paper. Religious coping and health status in medically ill hospitalized older adults. The other authors report no conflicts of interest. Results Sample characteristics The characteristics of the sample are summarized in Tcope 1.

This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 November Subscales were identified whenever items loaded sufficiently on a component with an eigenvalue above 1.

SchanowitzPerry M. This one scored the same or higher as 1 of them. So far Altmetric brieg tracked 19 research outputs from this source.

We also assessed its factor structure and internal consistency in the present sample. Table 5 shows that, in the final model for physical HRQoL, a higher relapse rate and more severe anxiety symptoms were variables independently associated with poor physical HRQoL. Associations of religious coping with psychological distress and medication adherence Both positive and negative religious coping were significantly associated with anxiety symptoms; these associations remained significant throughout the hierarchical steps applied Table 3.


Statistically significant results are in bold. The psychology of religion and coping: The independent a priori-selected variables were positive and negative religious coping measures, adjusted for background and disease-related variables.

Religious coping and use of intensive life-prolonging care near death in patients with advanced cancer. J Nerv Men Dis. Sought help from God in letting go of my anger Religious forgiving 3. Access to the text HTML. Wondered whether my church had abandoned me Interpersonal religious discontent 1.

Depression and anxiety in inflammatory bowel disease: As per the Law relating to information storage and personal integrity, you have the right to oppose art 26 of that lawaccess art 34 of that law and rectify art 36 of that law your personal data. Outputs from Journal of Medicine and the Person. Coping Behavior Search for additional papers on this topic.

Religious Coping Activity Scales (RCope)

The relapse rate was based on the number of relapses within rclpe last 2 years and was classified as follows: Showing of 85 extracted citations. A higher score indicates better HRQoL. References Publications referenced by this paper. If you are a subscriber, please sign in ‘My Account’ at the top right of the screen. Shane PankratzShaun D.