Effects of stress and self-efficacy on health-related quality of life among women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Discuss the effects of stress and self-efficacy on health-related quality of life in women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome in the United States. Describe how health education and promotion professionals are uniquely suited to play a significant role in improving the health-related quality of life of this population.
Keyword(s): Quality of Life, Chronic Illness
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently a research health scientist with the Veterans Health Administration and have over six years of professional experience in academia. I received my Master of Public Health from Case Western Reserve University and my PhD in Health Education and Promotion from Kent State University. I have been engaged in mixed methodological research in this patient population for the past decade and have spoken at numerous state and national conferences on this topic.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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