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Developmental and family factors

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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

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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 pp. 372-383.

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Published date: 20 August 2010

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Local EPrints ID: 210315
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/210315
ISBN: 978-1405194600
PURE UUID: 1c1e4e6a-4d08-492e-85fe-1165588d35b2

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Date deposited: 08 Feb 2012 11:48
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:46

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Author: Emily Arden-Close
Author: Christine Eiser
Editor: David French
Editor: Kavita Vedhara
Editor: Ad A. Kaptein
Editor: John Weinman

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