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), pp. 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)
Keywords: food allergy, paediatrics, quality of life
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ePrint ID: 173535
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August 2010e-pub ahead of print
October 2010Published
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2011 10:00
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 03:21
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/173535

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