Peanut allergy in children: relationships to health-related quality of life, anxiety, and parental stress.

@article{Roy2011PeanutAI,
  title={Peanut allergy in children: relationships to health-related quality of life, anxiety, and parental stress.},
  author={Kimberlee M Roy and Michael C. Roberts},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 11},
  pages={1045-51}
}
Peanut allergy prevalence appears to be increasing in the pediatric population and pediatricians need to be aware how it may affect children's psychological functioning. This study examined relationships between health-related quality of life, child anxiety, and parental stress in children with peanut allergy. A total of 51 families completed questionnaires regarding child anxiety, parenting stress, and quality of life. Child anxiety and parenting stress were found to significantly predict… CONTINUE READING