ERIC Number: EJ283618
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
The Impact of Family Life Events and Changes on the Health of a Chronically Ill Child.
Patterson, Joan M.; McCubbin, Hamilton I.
Family Relations, v32 n2 p255-64 Apr 1983
Examined the relationship between family stress and changes in health of a child with cystic fibrosis. Data from parents (N=100) and clinic records revealed that a decline in pulmonary functioning was associated with family life changes, especially in family development and relationships, family management and decisions, and family finances. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A