Diabetic Adolescents and their Families

Stress, Coping, and Adaptation

This empirically based book focuses on typical stressors, individual and family coping strategies, and psychosocial consequences associated with diabetes. Numerous case studies illustrate the difficulty of balancing normative development and adherence to the therapeutic regimen. The combination of theory, research, and practice guarantee the appeal of this book to an international audience of advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students and professionals in developmental and clinical psychology, pediatric medicine and other healthcare professionals concerned with the care of chronically ill adolescents.