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Percezione del funzionamento familiare e strategie di coping in madri di bambini affetti da neoplasia in fase trattamentale
Titolo Rivista: PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE 
Autori/Curatori: Giovanna Perricone, Concetta Polizzi, Maria Regina Morales, Valentina Fontana 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2013 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  13 P. 101-113 Dimensione file:  387 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2013-003005
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Il contributo presenta uno studio correlazionale sul rapporto tra specifiche strategie di coping di madri di bambini con neoplasia in fase trattamentale e la loro percezione del funzionamento familiare, in termini di coesione e adattabilità/flessibilità, muovendo dall’ipotesi che una relazione "virtuosa" tra le variabili considerate possa costituire una risorsa importante per la madre. Lo studio, che ha coinvolto un gruppo di 34 madri di bambini con neoplasia in fase di trattamento, ha previsto la somministrazione di due specifici strumenti: il Coping Orientation to the Problems Experienced -Nuova Versione Italiana (COPE-NVI), per rilevare le strategie di coping, e il Family Adaptability and Cohesion Evaluation Scale (FACES III), per misurare la percezione delle madri rispetto al funzionamento della propria famiglia, in relazione a coesione e adattabilità/flessibilità. I dati evidenziano correlazioni statisticamente significative di tipo positivo tra coesione familiare e strategia di orientamento al problema (r = 0.49, p < 0.05) e tra adattabilità/flessibilità e orientamento al problema (r = 0.36, p <0.01); e ancora, sono emerse correlazioni statisticamente significative di tipo negativo tra adattabilità/flessibilità e strategie di orientamento trascendente (r = -0.40, p < 0.01).


Keywords: Coping delle madri, funzionamento familiare, oncologia pediatrica, trattamento.

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