Peer stress-related coping activities in young adolescents' asthma management.

@article{Yang2009PeerSC,
  title={Peer stress-related coping activities in young adolescents' asthma management.},
  author={T. O. Yang and Ingrid Lunt and Kathy Sylva},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={613-7}
}
Managing asthma around peers can be stressful for young adolescents (age 9-14). However, the contexualised coping activities under asthma management-related peer stress is under-investigated. The study aims to explore the peer stress-related coping strategies young adolescents adopt in asthma management. Thirty-four young adolescents were interviewed with semi-structured storytelling protocols. Young adolescents expressed their opinions about four scenarios where the characters had difficulties… CONTINUE READING