Psychosocial adaptation of children and adolescents with limb deficiencies: A review

@inproceedings{Tyc1992PsychosocialAO,
  title={Psychosocial adaptation of children and adolescents with limb deficiencies: A review},
  author={Vida L. Tyc},
  year={1992}
}
Abstract Children and adolescents with congenital or acquired limb loss must contend with a number of medical and psychosocial Stressors that might be expected to increase their risk of maladjustment. Yet several studies suggest remarkably good psychosocial adjustment in this population. This paper reviews the available data on the psychosocial status of the pediatric patient with a limb deficiency. Possible explanations related to disability characteristics, such as degree of disease… CONTINUE READING

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