Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and neuromuscular conditions: scoliosis, spinal cord injury, and muscular dystrophy

Short Title:
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and neuromuscular conditions: scoliosis, spinal cord injury, and muscular dystrophy
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J37485.
Journal:
Handbook of pediatric psychology, 2nd ed
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1995, vol. M. C. Roberts (Ed.), issue , pp 384-402
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Abstract:
Chapter from a book on pediatric psychology, focusing on psychosocial effects of 4 chronic conditions: rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), scoliosis, and spinal cord injury (SCI). Topics include: psychosocial factors affecting etiology; cognitive and academic development; psychosocial adjustment; psychopathology; effects on the family; adherence to therapeutic regimens; factors predicting non-adherence; psychosocial interventions; and long-term effects.
Author(s):
Kewman, D. G.; Warschausky, S. A.; Engel, L.
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