The impact of newly diagnosed chronic paediatric conditions on parental quality of life

@article{Goldbeck2006TheIO,
  title={The impact of newly diagnosed chronic paediatric conditions on parental quality of life},
  author={Lutz Goldbeck},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={1121-1131}
}
Objective: Parental functioning and well-being are important aspects of a family’s adaptation to chronic paediatric conditions. This study investigates the effects of diagnosis (cancer vs. diabetes/epilepsy) and time since diagnosis on parental quality of life (PQL). Methods: 122 parents (66 mothers, 56 fathers), whose children were diagnosed and treated for one chronic disease, filled in the Ulm Quality of Life Inventory for Parents twice within the first three months after the initial… CONTINUE READING