"Sick Role" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Set of expectations that exempt persons from responsibility for their illness and exempt them from usual responsibilities.
- Sick Role
- Role, Sick
- Roles, Sick
- Sick Roles
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sick Role" by people in Profiles.
Egede LE, Grubaugh AL, Ellis C. The effect of major depression on preventive care and quality of life among adults with diabetes. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2010 Nov-Dec; 32(6):563-9.
Hommel KA, McGraw KL, Ammerman RT, Heubi JE, Hansen M, Dunlap E, Beidel DC. Psychosocial functioning in children and adolescents with gastrointestinal complaints and disorders. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2010 Jun; 17(2):159-66.
Pickard AS, Lin HW, Knight SJ, Knight SL, Sharifi R, Wu Z, Hung SY, Witt WP, Chang CH, Bennett CL. Proxy assessment of health-related quality of life in african american and white respondents with prostate cancer: perspective matters. Med Care. 2009 Feb; 47(2):176-83.
Andrews NR, Chaney JM, Mullins LL, Wagner JL, Hommel KA, Jarvis JN. The differential effect of child age on the illness intrusiveness--parent distress relationship in juvenile rheumatic disease. Rehabil Psychol. 2009 Feb; 54(1):45-50.
Wagner JL, Smith G, Ferguson PL, Horton S, Wilson E. A hopelessness model of depressive symptoms in youth with epilepsy. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Jan-Feb; 34(1):89-96.
McClellan CB, Schatz J, Sanchez C, Roberts CW. Validity of the Pediatric Quality Of Life Inventory for youth with sickle cell disease. J Pediatr Psychol. 2008 Nov-Dec; 33(10):1153-62.
Sterba KR, DeVellis RF, Lewis MA, DeVellis BM, Jordan JM, Baucom DH. Effect of couple illness perception congruence on psychological adjustment in women with rheumatoid arthritis. Health Psychol. 2008 Mar; 27(2):221-9.
Silver RM. Captive of art, not disease. Paul Klee and his illness, scleroderma. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2008; 71(1):16-24.
Mittelman MS, Roth DL, Clay OJ, Haley WE. Preserving health of Alzheimer caregivers: impact of a spouse caregiver intervention. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2007 Sep; 15(9):780-9.
Halbert CH, Schwartz MD, Wenzel L, Narod S, Peshkin BN, Cella D, Lerman C. Predictors of cognitive appraisals following genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. J Behav Med. 2004 Aug; 27(4):373-92.