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

  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},
  volume={31 3},
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

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