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ERIC Number: EJ368872
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0015-511X
The Psychosocial Impact of Genetic Disease.
Costello, Audrey
Focus on Exceptional Children, v20 n7 p1-8 Mar 1988
Genetic diseases in children present difficulties to the children themselves and to their families. This article reviews the features of genetic disease, stresses surrounding diagnosis, difficulties associated with each developmental stage, other sources of psychosocial stress on the family (e.g., finances, hospitalization, placement decisions), and evaluation and management considerations. (VW)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
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