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Author Seiffge-Krenke, Inge

Title Diabetic Adolescents and their Families : Stress, Coping, and Adaptation
Published London : Cambridge University Press, 2003


Description 1 online resource (349 pages)
Series International Studies on Child and Adolescent Health
International studies on child and adolescent health.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Foreword; Preface; 1 Epidemiology of Chronic Illnesses in Adolescence; 2 Coping with Illness in Adolescence: An Overview of Research from the Past 25 Years; 3 Coping with Diabetes: A Longitudinal Study; 4 Knowledge of the Illness, Compliance, and Patient-Physician Relationships; 5 Self-Concept, Body Image, and Perceived Health; 6 Adolescent, Parental, and Family Coping with Stressors; 7 Chronic Illness and the Family: The Perspectives of Mothers, Fathers, and Siblings; 8 Friendships, Romantic Relationships, School, and Career
9 Successful Adaptation or the Development of Psychopathology?10 Pathways for Resolving the Dilemma between Developmental Progression and Adaptation to the Illness; 11 Implications for Prevention and Intervention; References; Index
Summary This book focuses on typical stressors, individual and family coping strategies, and psychosocial consequences associated with diabetes. The combination of theory, research, and practice guarantee the appeal of this book to an international audience of students and professionals in developmental and clinical psychology, pediatric medicine and other healthcare professionals
Notes Print version record
Subject Diabetes in adolescence.
Diabetics -- Family relationships
Diabetes in adolescence -- Psychological aspects
Diabetes in adolescence
Diabetes in adolescence -- Psychological aspects
Diabetics -- Family relationships
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780511046957