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Extending the Common Sense Model to Explore the Impact of the Fear of COVID-19 on Quality of Life in an International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort

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  • Bree Hayes
  • Pragalathan Apputhurai
  • Antonina Mikocka-Walus
  • Manuel Barreiro-de Acosta
  • Charles N Bernstein
  • Rebecca Burgell
  • Johan Burisch
  • Floor Bennebroek Evertsz
  • Nuno Ferreira
  • Lesley A Graff
  • Inês A Trindade
  • Richard Gearry
  • Bobby Lo
  • Anna Mokrowiecka
  • Gabriele Moser
  • Megan Petrik
  • Andreas Stengel
  • Simon R Knowles
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The aim of this cross-sectional study was to use an extended common sense model (CSM) to evaluate the impact of fear of COVID-19 on quality of life (QoL) in an international inflammatory bowel disease cohort. An online study involving 319 adults (75% female, mean (SD) 14.06 (15.57) years of symptoms) completed the Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale, Brief Illness Perceptions Questionnaire, Fear of Contracting COVID-19 Scale, Brief-COPE, Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale, and the EUROHIS-QOL. The extended CSM had an excellent fit (χ2 (9) = 17.06, p = .05, χ2/N = 1.90, RMSEA = 0.05, SRMR = 0.04, CFI = .99, TLI = .97, GFI = 0.99), indicating the influence of gastrointestinal symptoms on QoL was mediated by illness perceptions, fear of COVID-19, adaptive and maladaptive coping, and psychological distress. Interventions targeting the fear of COVID-19 in the context of an individual's perceptions will likely enhance QoL during the pandemic.

TidsskriftJournal of clinical psychology in medical settings
StatusE-pub ahead of print - 24 sep. 2021

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