Psychological stress and the onset of IDDM in children.

@article{Thernlund1995PsychologicalSA,
  title={Psychological stress and the onset of IDDM in children.},
  author={Gunilla Thernlund and Gail H. Dahlquist and Karl Simon Alexander Hansson and Sten Anders Ivarsson and Johnny Ludvigsson and Sture Sj{\"o}blad and Bruno Lars H{\"a}ggl{\"o}f},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1995},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={
          1323-9
        }
}
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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