Family Support for Diabetes: A Pilot Study for Measuring Disease-Specific Behaviors

Jane McKelvey, David A. Waller, Sunita M. Stewart, Betsy D. Kennard, Alvin J. North, John J. Chipman

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Abstract

This is a report of the development and initial testing of a “disease-specific” family behavior scale When related to medical outcome, such scales may be useful in examining specific family behaviors that are harmful or helpful in adjustment to and management of disease In the future, behavioral interventions might be developed for compliance problems An example of such a scale that was designed for use with families of children and adolescents with.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-41
Number of pages5
Journalchildren's Health Care
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology

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