The experience of living with a chronic illness during adolescence: a critical review of the literature.

@article{Taylor2008TheEO,
  title={The experience of living with a chronic illness during adolescence: a critical review of the literature.},
  author={Robert M. R. Taylor and Faith Gibson and Linda S. Franck},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 23},
  pages={
          3083-91
        }
}
AIMS To identify and critique literature on the adolescent lived experience of chronic illness; describe the lived experience; and to make recommendations for clinical practice. BACKGROUND Young people with chronic illness have the same developmental issues as those who are healthy. However, development can be disrupted by treatment and repeated hospitalisation. While the physical consequences of chronic illness on development have been established, the subjective personal experience is less… CONTINUE READING
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