Diabetic adolescents and their families : stress, coping, and adaptation / Inge Seiffge-Krenke.

Diabetic Adolescents and their Families presents an innovative approach to the study of coping with chronic illness by focusing on the developmental context in its description of a longitudinal study of families with a diabetic or a healthy adolescent. Inge Seiffge-Krenke considers perspectives of t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Seiffge-Krenke, Inge.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series:Cambridge studies on child and adolescent health.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Epidemiology of chronic illnesses in adolescence
  • Coping with illness in adolescence : an overview of research from the past 25 years
  • Coping with diabetes :a longitudinal study
  • Knowledge of the illness, compliance, and patient-physician relationships
  • Self-concept, body image, and perceived health
  • Adolescent, parental, and family coping with stressors
  • Chronic illness and the family:the perspectives of mothers, fathers, and siblings
  • Friendships, romantic relationships, school, and career
  • Successful adaptation or the development of psychopathology?
  • Pathways for resolving the dilemma between developmental progression and adaptation to the illness
  • Implications for prevention and intervention.