Age differences in parent and child responsibilities for management of cystic fibrosis and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{Drotar1994AgeDI,
  title={Age differences in parent and child responsibilities for management of cystic fibrosis and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Dennis D. Drotar and Carolyn E. Ievers},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1994},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={265-72}
}
Mothers (n = 26) of children and young adolescents (ages 4 to 14) with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and mothers (n = 26) of children and young adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF) (ages 4 to 14) described family responsibilities for treatment-related tasks and their children's general independence. Contrary to prediction, children and adolescents with CF and IDDM demonstrated comparable levels of independence concerning treatment-related responsibilities and their general… CONTINUE READING

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