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Psychosocial aspects of physical disorders

Jeremy Turk, Philip Graham and Frank C. Verhulst

in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780199216697
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754333 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199216697.003.0007

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Psychosocial aspects of physical disorders

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This chapter on the psychosocial aspects of physical disorders covers the links between psychological factors and chronic physical disease, prevalence of chronic disorders, the child with a physical disorder, the impact on parents, impact on the siblings, principles of psychosocial management, hospitalization, and care of the child with a terminal illness.

Chapter.  11891 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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