Review of group interventions for pediatric chronic conditions.

  title={Review of group interventions for pediatric chronic conditions.},
  author={Wendy A Plante and Debra J Lobato and Rolf Engel},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  volume={26 7},
OBJECTIVE To identify treatment studies on group interventions for pediatric conditions and to review their efficacy using standardized criteria. METHODS Through a systematic literature review, we identified 125 studies describing group treatments for pediatric populations. Group interventions were classified into one of four types of groups distinguished by their primary goals and intended outcomes: emotional support, psychoeducation, adaptation/skill development, or symptom reduction. A… CONTINUE READING
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