Support as a crucial predictor of good compliance of adolescents with a chronic disease.

@article{Kyngas2001SupportAA,
  title={Support as a crucial predictor of good compliance of adolescents with a chronic disease.},
  author={Helvi Kyngas and M Rissanen},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={767-74}
}
The purpose of this study was to describe the factors that predict compliance among adolescents with a chronic illness. The data were collected by questionnaires from adolescents with asthma, epilepsy, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Groups of 300 adolescents with these illnesses were selected from the Finnish Social Insurance Institution's register, giving a total study series of 1200 individuals. The final response percentage was 88% (n… CONTINUE READING