The focus of this discussion activity is on research regarding the coping strategies utilized by those diagnosed with a chronic illness. Analyze one (or more) peer-reviewed article(s) that investigates coping strategies utilized by those with chronic illness. Search the Ashford Library, using the ProQuest and EBSCOhost databases using the following keywords as assigned below according to the first letter of your last name.
To look for peer-reviewed articles in the library:
First search – use the EBSCO Host database:
Second search – use the ProQuest database:
Assess how biological, psychological, and social factors related to the disorder impact the effectiveness of coping strategies. As you construct your post, synthesize the research findings you found with regard to the factors affecting health-related behaviors and coping strategies. Evaluate the health-related behaviors associated with coping strategies for your topic illness and explain how you might use the biopsychosocial model of health psychology to guide the development of individual coping options. Your discussion should be a minimum of 300 words, and include appropriate citations from the referenced article(s), as well as any additional scholarly and/or peer-reviewed resources you choose to include in your discussion. Provide all resources as references in APA format.