Evaluating Parents’ and Children’s Assessments of Competence, Health Related Quality of Life and Illness Perception

  title={Evaluating Parents’ and Children’s Assessments of Competence, Health Related Quality of Life and Illness Perception},
  author={Anna Felnhofer and Andreas Goreis and Theresa Bussek and Johanna Xenia Kafka and Dorothea K{\"o}nig and Claudia M Klier and Heidi E. Zesch and Oswald D. Kothgassner},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
ObjectivesResearch on participatory medical decision making in children is still scarce. At the same time, there is broad consensus that involving young patients in decision making processes increases their adherence to medical procedures and reduces anxiety. Thus, this cross-sectional study’s objective was to assess mothers’, fathers’, and children’s evaluation of the child’s decisional competence in the context of psychosomatic and psychiatric care and test for possible predictors of… 
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