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Table 4 Correlations between illness representations and coping styles

From: Correlational study: illness representations and coping styles in caregivers for individuals with schizophrenia

Variables Problem-focused coping Emotion-focused coping Social support-focused coping
Negative consequences (caregiver) r 0.31 0.35 −0.28
p 0.006* 0.002* 0.012*
Negative consequences (patient) r 0.06 0.23 −0.03
p 0.616 0.037* 0.818
Personal control (caregiver helplessness) r 0.31 −0.10 −0.02
p 0.006* 0.380 0.797
Personal blame (caregiver responsibility) r 0.11 0.34 −0.01
p 0.316 0.001* 0.953
Personal blame (patient responsibility) r −0.15 0.25 −0.10
p 0.155 0.020* 0.361
Treatment control r 0.23 −0.04 0.09
p 0.040* 0.705 0.407
Coherence r −0.09 0.31 −0.16
p 0.432 0.005* 0.140
Emotional representation r 0.13 0.41 −0.39
p 0.262 0.000* 0.000*
  1. r Pearson correlation test, p probability test. *p < 0.05, significant probability test.