Developmental and family factors
Arden-Close, Emily and Eiser, Christine (2010) Developmental and family factors. In, French, David, Vedhara, Kavita, Kaptein, Ad A. and Weinman, John (eds.) Health Psychology. 2nd Edition. Chichester, GB, Wiley-Blackwell, 372-383.
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This chapter will provide an overview of two major topics. The first section will focus on children’s perceptions and experience of illness in themselves and their families. This section will review evidence from studies examining the psychological impact of illness as well as those which have evaluated interventions to improve outcome.
The second section focuses on the role of the family in illness. This covers ways in which couples cope with illness, and the impact of support provided. The final section examines the impact on the family of a child’s illness and the role of interventions in facilitating coping and outcomes
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Psychology > Human Wellbeing
|Date Deposited:||08 Feb 2012 11:48|
|Last Modified:||30 Mar 2012 10:49|
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