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Author Vickers, Peter S.

Title Severe Combined Immune Deficiency : Early Hospitalisation and Isolation / Peter S. Vickers
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Introduction to the family -- Background to the study on children with SCID and their families -- Severe combined immunodeficiency, a brief overview -- Effects of early hospitalisation on children -- The effects of isolation and bone marrow transplantation on the child and family -- Children's perceptions of illness and death -- Stressors and coping mechanisms -- Psychosocial effects on the children -- Anger, aggression, and antisocial behaviour in children -- Neurotic and depressive behaviour in children -- Psychosocial effects on the family -- Attachment and alienation -- Post-traumatic stress disorder and children -- Post-traumatic stress disorder in families
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immunological deficiency syndromes in children -- Patients -- Hospital care -- Psychological aspects.
Severe combined immunodeficiency -- Patients -- Hospital care -- Psychological aspects.
Child, Hospitalized -- psychology.
Family -- psychology.
Patient Isolation -- psychology.
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470319860 (paperback; alk. paper)
0470740205 (electronic bk.)
9780470319864 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780470740200 (electronic bk.)