Children with recently diagnosed diabetes: interactions within their families.

  title={Children with recently diagnosed diabetes: interactions within their families.},
  author={Stuart T. Hauser and Alan M. Jacobson and Donald Wertlieb and Bedonna Weiss-Perry and Donna Follansbee and Joseph I. Wolfsdorf and Raymonde D Herskowitz and John P. Houlihan and D C Rajapark},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  volume={5 3},
  • S. Hauser, A. Jacobson, D. C. Rajapark
  • Published 1986
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
Cross-sectional findings drawn from the first year of a 4-year longitudinal study of preadolescent and early adolescent insulin-dependent diabetics and their families are presented. Using direct observation techniques and a specially designed coding system, the family interactions of 56 families with a recently diagnosed diabetic child are compared with those of 49 families with a child of similar age and sex, who has had a recent, serious acute illness. The two samples are contrasted in terms… 

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