Emotional self-efficacy and alexithymia may affect compliance, renal function and quality of life in kidney transplant recipients: results from a preliminary cross-sectional study

Giovanni Camardese, Jacopo Romagnoli, Franco Citterio, Rosaria Calia, Carlo Lai, Paola Aceto, Valentina Pietroni, Gionata Spagnoletti, Silvia Lai, Chiara Fantozzi

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Abstract

Recent studies show that alexithymia may influence compliance and quality of life in different clinical situations. The aim of this study was to evaluate the associations between alexithymia or emotional self-efficacy and compliance, quality of life (QoL) and renal function in renal transplant patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)152-154
Number of pages3
JournalPHYSIOLOGY & BEHAVIOR
Volume142
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Alexithymia
  • Compliance
  • Emotional regulation
  • Kidney transplant
  • Quality of life

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