Psychological aspects of specific physical conditions

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:

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Psychological aspects of specific physical conditions

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This chapter on the psychological aspects of specific physical conditions covers perinatal loss, sudden infant death syndrome (cot death), injuries to children, infections and immunodeficiency disorders, physical malformations, the psychosocial aspects of metabolic and endocrine disorders, blood disorders, leukaemia and other childhood cancers, respiratory disorders, genitourinary disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, congenital heart disease, skin disorders, and juvenile chronic arthritis.

Chapter.  27586 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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