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Defining and explaining positive psychological outcomes in people with physical health conditions

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Experiencing a physical health condition can have wide ranging physical and psychological outcomes for an individual, impacting on many aspects of daily living. The psychological outcomes can vary widely, from extreme psychological distress to psychological growth, and are complex and dynamic. Traditionally, research has focused on those experiencing psychological distress, despite evidence showing that many individuals are able to achieve positive psychological outcomes. The literature is...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2015-07-28

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