Psychological effects of chronic lung disease

Nurs Times. 2008 Nov 25-Dec 1;104(47):82-5.

Abstract

Carol Kelly and Dave Lynes outline the potential psychological consequences of living with a chronic respiratory disease and how nurses can assess problems and implement strategies to help patients to adjust and cope.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Psychological*
  • Attitude to Health
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Disease
  • Cost of Illness*
  • Fear
  • Helping Behavior
  • Humans
  • Internal-External Control
  • Lung Diseases / complications
  • Lung Diseases / nursing
  • Lung Diseases / psychology*
  • Nurse's Role*
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / complications
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / nursing
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive / psychology*
  • Social Support
  • Stress, Psychological / etiology