Fostering resilience in siblings of youths with a chronic health condition: a review of the literature.

@article{Bellin2006FosteringRI,
  title={Fostering resilience in siblings of youths with a chronic health condition: a review of the literature.},
  author={Melissa H Bellin and Pamela J Kovacs},
  journal={Health & social work},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={209-16}
}
An accumulating body of literature points to the potential for successful outcomes among families who have a child with a chronic health condition. Resilience research has catalyzed a reconceptualization of the experience of such families from a deficit, pathological perspective to a growth-enhancing opportunity. However, scant data available about the specific risk and protective mechanisms influencing the psychosocial outcomes of well siblings in these families are lacking. This article draws… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Meeting the needs of siblings of children with life-limiting illnesses.

Nursing children and young people • 2014
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Psychosocial Well-being of Siblings of Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa.

European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association • 2016
View 1 Excerpt

Engaging vulnerable adolescents in a pregnancy prevention program: perspectives of Prime Time staff.

Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners • 2012
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…