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ERIC Number: EJ590663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0095-7984
African American Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease: Support Groups and Psychological Well-Being.
Gardner, Marilyn M.; Telfair, Joseph
Journal of Black Psychology, v25 n3 p378-90 Aug 1999
Studied the impact of support groups on the psychological well-being of adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD). Response of 79 adolescent SCD group members show that psychological well-being was best predicted by fewer physical symptoms and greater satisfaction with the group. Findings suggest the beneficial effects of SCD support groups. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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