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Author Clark, Cindy Dell.

Title In sickness and in play : children coping with chronic illness / Cindy Dell Clark
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages) : illustrations
Series The Rutgers series in childhood studies
Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Contents Juvenile diabetes -- Enduring childhood asthma -- Imaginal coping -- Children, culture and coping -- Appendix A: Freeing children's voices -- Appendix B: A primer for adults
Summary Annotation Cindy Dell Clark tells the stories of children who suffer from two common illnesses that are often underestimated by those not directly touched by them-asthma and diabetes. She describes how play, humor, and other expressive methods, invented by the children themselves, allow families to cope with the pain
Analysis Andre fag (naturvidenskab og teknik) Andre fag
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adjustment (Psychology) in children.
Asthma in children -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Diabetes in children -- Psychological aspects -- Case studies.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Chronic Disease -- psychology.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813532698 (hbk.)
0813532701 (paperback)
081353450X (electronic bk.)
9780813532691 (hbk.)
9780813532707 (paperback)
9780813534503 (electronic bk.)