Body image and cystic fibrosis: a critical review.

  title={Body image and cystic fibrosis: a critical review.},
  author={Stephanie Tierney},
  journal={Body image},
  volume={9 1},
A slight frame and poor appetite are common among patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) yet healthy body weight has been related to a better prognosis. A review of studies exploring body image (BI) among adults and adolescents with CF was conducted. Seven electronic databases were searched for potential papers. They located 128 references, of which 24 were read in full and 12 included in the review. Accepted papers suggested females with CF had a better BI compared to males, but this could… CONTINUE READING
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