Children with recently diagnosed diabetes: interactions within their families.

  title={Children with recently diagnosed diabetes: interactions within their families.},
  author={S. Hauser and A. Jacobson and D. Wertlieb and B. Weiss-Perry and D. Follansbee and J. Wolfsdorf and R. Herskowitz and J. 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, +6 authors 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… Expand
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