ERIC Number: EJ292790
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Chronic Illness in Adolescents: A Sociological Perspective.
Silber, Tomas J.
Adolescence, v18 n71 p675-77 Fall 1983
Relates chronic illness in adolescents to a sociological model of deviance. Four situations are discussed in which the issues of prognosis, responsibility, and stigma elicit societal response. The usefulness of a sociological model consists in making vague societal perceptions and rules explicit. (JAC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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