Children's perspectives on coping with asthma.

  title={Children's perspectives on coping with asthma.},
  author={N M Ryan-Wenger and Mary Walsh},
  journal={Pediatric nursing},
  volume={20 3},
Little is known about how children with asthma perceive their own ability to cope with asthma symptoms. A descriptive study of children with asthma (N = 78) attending a camp in the Midwest sought to identify the frequency and effectiveness of coping strategies that school-age children use when having a problem with asthma. A self-report instrument, the Schoolagers' Coping Strategies Inventory (SCSI), was used to measure coping strategies from the children's perspective. Results indicated that 4… CONTINUE READING