Związek elastyczności psychologicznej i spostrzeganej stygmatyzacji z satysfakcją z życia osób chorych na padaczkę: perspektywa terapii akceptacji i zaangażowania (ACT)

Joanna Dudek , Paweł Ostaszewski , Wojciech Białaszek , Stanisław Malicki , Anna Skarżyńska


Objectives: Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorder with broad impacton psychological functioning of patients. The main objective of the article is to examinelinks between psychological flexibility (PF), perceived stigma and satisfaction with life inpeople suffering from epilepsy in Poland. Moreover, we wanted to check if the level ofpsychological flexibility moderates their satisfaction with life. Methods: One hundred andforty four respondents participated in the study (72 respondents suffering from epilepsy).They were surveyed with the following questionnaires: SWLS, AAQ-II and scale to measurethe perceived stigma. Results: The study showed that the participants suffering fromepilepsy had lower quality of life and lower psychological flexibility while their perceived stigma level was higher. In addition, it was shown that psychological flexibility can predict the level of satisfaction with life. Conclusions: The results suggest, that Acceptance andCommitment Therapy, which is aimed at improving the level of psychologicalflexibility, might be a valuable treatment option for people with epilepsy in Poland.
Author Joanna Dudek
Joanna Dudek,,
, Paweł Ostaszewski (Wydział Psychologii)
Paweł Ostaszewski,,
- Wydział Psychologii
, Wojciech Białaszek (Wydział Psychologii)
Wojciech Białaszek,,
- Wydział Psychologii
, Stanisław Malicki
Stanisław Malicki,,
, Anna Skarżyńska
Anna Skarżyńska,,
Journal seriesPostępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, ISSN 1230-2813, (B 13 pkt)
Issue year2014
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Polishpadaczka, satysfakcja z życia, stygmatyzacja, elastyczność psychologiczna, terapia akceptacji i zaangażowania (ACT)
Keywords in EnglishEpilepsy, Satisfaction with life, Stigmatization, Psychological flexibility, Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
ASJC Classification2738 Psychiatry and Mental health; 2728 Clinical Neurology; 2808 Neurology; 3203 Clinical Psychology
Languagepl polski
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Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2014 = 0.047
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