Corpus ID: 21121979

Psychological stress and the onset of IDDM in children.

  title={Psychological stress and the onset of IDDM in children.},
  author={G. Thernlund and G. Dahlquist and K. Hansson and S. Ivarsson and J. Ludvigsson and S. Sj{\"o}blad and B. H{\"a}ggl{\"o}f},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={18 10},
  • G. Thernlund, G. Dahlquist, +4 authors B. Hägglöf
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes care
  • OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to determine whether psychosocial stress during different life periods could be a risk factor in the etiology/pathogenesis of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in children. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In a population-based sample of 67 case patients 0-14 years of age and 61 matched healthy control subjects, life events during the entire lifespan before the onset of IDDM were recorded as well as measures of child behavior before onset, social… CONTINUE READING
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