Patterns of family adaptation to childhood asthma.

  title={Patterns of family adaptation to childhood asthma.},
  author={Kevin Brazil and Paul C Kr{\"u}ger},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  volume={17 3},
This study examined patterns in adaptation among parents with a child who had moderate to severe persistent asthma. Specifically, we were interested in examining the differences in adaptation between mothers and fathers in which it was hypothesized that gender effects would be obtained in patterns of coping. Eighty-four parents participated in the study, representing 37 intact families in which both parents were present and 13 single-parent families. Within intact families, mothers exhibited… CONTINUE READING

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