Maternal attributions for the causes and remedies of their children's abdominal pain.

@article{Claar1999MaternalAF,
  title={Maternal attributions for the causes and remedies of their children's abdominal pain.},
  author={Robyn Lewis Claar and Lynn S Walker},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={345-54}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine mothers' attributions for the causes and remedies of their children's abdominal pain, specifically whether attributions differed according to child diagnosis, reflected a dualistic or multidimensional view of pain, and changed following medical evaluation. METHODS Mothers of children whose medical evaluation indicated peptic disease (n = 55) or unexplained pain without identifiable organic disease (n = 98) participated in telephone interviews prior to their children's… CONTINUE READING