Examining emotional distress during pediatric hospitalization for school-aged children.

@article{Mabe1991ExaminingED,
  title={Examining emotional distress during pediatric hospitalization for school-aged children.},
  author={Paul Alex Mabe and Frank A Treiber and William T. Riley},
  journal={Children's health care : journal of the Association for the Care of Children's Health},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={162-9}
}
Emotional distress was examined in 80 school-aged children during pediatric hospitalization. Using multiple regression analyses, children's depressive and anxious symptoms were positively related to duration of physical symptoms and parental distress. Depressive symptoms were negatively related to age and the perceived social support available from the… CONTINUE READING