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RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 565-568


Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion

Nida Abdul Khaliq, Ayesha Jabeen, Sadia Saleem, Zahid Mahmood.

Abstract
Objective: To explore the relationship among attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients.
Methodology: A sample of 130 patients with the age range 18-35 years was selected from different private dermatologic clinics and government hospitals of Lahore, Pakistan through purposive sampling technique. Attachment Questionnaire for Adults (AQA), Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder Scale (PTEDS) and indigenously developed Psycho-Social Problems scale for Eczema Patients (PPISE) were used for data collection.
Results: A positive correlation was found between embitterment and psychosocial problems in eczema patients. Hierarchical Regression Analysis revealed that Insecure Attachment and Embitterment were significant positive predictors of psychosocial problems in eczema patients.
Conclusion: This study has identified avoidant attachment style and embitterment as significant risk factors for psychosocial problems in eczema patients.

Key words: Skin disease, Psycho-dermatology, Attachment, Embitterment and biopsychosocial model.


 
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Khaliq NA, Jabeen A, Saleem S, Mahmood Z. Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 565-568.


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Khaliq NA, Jabeen A, Saleem S, Mahmood Z. Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=301835 [Access: October 23, 2019].


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Khaliq NA, Jabeen A, Saleem S, Mahmood Z. Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. RMJ. 2019; 44(3): 565-568.



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Khaliq NA, Jabeen A, Saleem S, Mahmood Z. Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. RMJ. (2019), [cited October 23, 2019]; 44(3): 565-568.



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Khaliq, N. A., Jabeen, . A., Saleem, . S. & Mahmood, . Z. (2019) Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. RMJ, 44 (3), 565-568.



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Khaliq, Nida Abdul, Ayesha Jabeen, Sadia Saleem, and Zahid Mahmood. 2019. Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (3), 565-568.



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Khaliq, Nida Abdul, Ayesha Jabeen, Sadia Saleem, and Zahid Mahmood. "Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 565-568.



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Khaliq, Nida Abdul, Ayesha Jabeen, Sadia Saleem, and Zahid Mahmood. "Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion." Rawal Medical Journal 44.3 (2019), 565-568. Print.



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Khaliq, N. A., Jabeen, . A., Saleem, . S. & Mahmood, . Z. (2019) Attachment styles, embitterment and psychosocial issues in eczema patients: A bio-psycho-social comorbidity of a cancerous emotion. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (3), 565-568.








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