Interactions Among a Stressor, Self-efficacy, Coping with Stress, Depression, and Anxiety in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

Jiro Takaki, Tadahiro Nishi, Hiromi Shimoyama, Toshio Inada, Norimasa Matsuyama, Hiroaki Kumano, Tomifusa Kuboki

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Abstract

The authors' purpose in this study was to assess the interactive effects of stressors, coping with stress, and self-efficacy on depression and anxiety in maintenance hemodialysis (HD) patients. Patients (n = 453) undergoing HD for more than 1 year in Japan were investigated. The regression lines illustrating significant (p <.05) interactions predict that itching HD patients with low self-efficacy will be more depressive and anxious than nonitching patients. In HD patients who report a high degree of emotion-oriented coping, itching patients will he more anxious than nonitching patients. These new findings may lead to the development of specific and focused interventions for depression or anxiety in maintenance HD patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
JournalBehavioral Medicine
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Anxiety
  • Coping with stress
  • Depression
  • Hemodialysis
  • Self-efficacy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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