Quality of Life in Child and Adolescent Illness: Concepts, Methods and Findings [NOOK Book]

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This book introduces the reader to the emerging field of quality of life assessment and provides a comprehensive overview of the conceptual and methodological issues concerning quality of life in child and adolescent illness.
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Quality of Life in Child and Adolescent Illness: Concepts, Methods and Findings

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Overview

This book introduces the reader to the emerging field of quality of life assessment and provides a comprehensive overview of the conceptual and methodological issues concerning quality of life in child and adolescent illness.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317763000
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/14/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 480
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Tables and Illustrations
Preface
List of Contributors
Ch. 1 The Study of Quality of Life: Concepts and Methods 3
Ch. 2 Theoretical and Developmental Issues in Quality of Life for Children and Adolescents 23
Ch. 3 Generic Health-Related Quality of Life Measures for Children and Adolescents 49
Ch. 4 Quality of Life in Children: A Health Care Policy Perspective 89
Ch. 5 Epidemiology of Childhood Chronic Illness: Issues in Definitions, Service Use, and Costs 123
Ch. 6 Quality of Life from a Patient Group Perspective 151
Ch. 7 Quality of Life in Families of Youths with Chronic Conditions 181
Ch. 8 Abdominal Disorders 213
Ch. 9 Asthma 241
Ch. 10 Cancer 267
Ch. 11 Cardiovascular Disease 297
Ch. 12 Cystic Fibrosis 335
Ch. 13 Headaches 357
Ch. 14 Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus 373
Ch. 15 Intellectual disability 403
Ch. 16 Challenges in Child and Adolescent Quality of Life Research 431
Index 457
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