Malnutrition in cystic fibrosis: psychosocial functioning of patients and their families.


The relationship between nutritional status and psychosocial functioning was examined in 35 children with cystic fibrosis, aged 7-16 years. Twelve malnourished children and their families were compared with 23 well nourished children and their families. Established measures of adjustment and coping in the children, parents and families were used. Few… (More)