Coping Skills in Patients with Diabetes

PhD in Health Psychology, Department of Health Psychology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

PhD in Psychology of Children with Special Needs, Department of Psychology of Children with Special Needs, School of Education Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

PhD in of Health Psychology, Department of Health Psychology, School of Medicine,, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran

PhD in Health Psychology, Department of Psychology. Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran

PhD in Health Psychology, Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Yadegar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

PhD Student, Department of Clinical Psychology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


Any changes in a human’s life, either pleasant or unpleasant, require re-adaption. Coping strategies for life changes and tensions caused by these changes differ in different people in various situations. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the highly prevalent stressful diseases. At present, the prevalence of diabetes has been estimated to be 4% throughout the world, and it is expected that this rate will increase to 4.5% by 2025...

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