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ERIC Number: EJ519495
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-1187
Progeria: Medical Aspects, Psychosocial Perspectives, and Intervention Guidelines.
Livneh, Hanoch; And Others
Death Studies, v19 n5 p433-52 Sep-Oct 1995
Discusses progeria (or Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome), a rare childhood disorder that invariably results in death during adolescence. Describes the major medical aspects of progeria, and discusses the psychosocial implications of the disorder with particular emphasis on grief-triggered reactions. Presents an overview of psychosocial intervention guidelines for caregivers who work with families of dying children and adolescents. (JPS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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