How do teenagers manage their food allergies?

Monks, H., Gowland, M.H., MacKenzie, H., Erlewyn-Lajeunesse, M., King, R., Lucas, J.S. and Roberts, G. (2010) How do teenagers manage their food allergies? Clinical & Experimental Allergy, 40, (10), 1533-1540. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2222.2010.03586.x). (PMID:20682004).


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A significant number of teenagers demonstrate risk-taking behaviour in the management of their food allergies. Teenagers also felt it would be helpful for their peers to be educated about food allergy. This novel strategy might help them to avoid trigger foods and enable teenagers to access help more readily if they suffer a reaction.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1111/j.1365-2222.2010.03586.x
ISSNs: 0954-7894 (print)
1365-2222 (electronic)
Keywords: food allergy, paediatrics, quality of life
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Infection, Inflammation and Repair
ePrint ID: 173535
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
October 2010Published
August 2010Made publicly available
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2011 10:00
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:32

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