Objective: To examine the associations among disease status, social competence, and depressive symptoms in children with juvenile rheumatic disease (JRD) and to test the hypothesis that individual differences in children’s social competence account for a significant proportion of variance in depressive symptoms after controlling for disease status variables. Methods: Thirty-six children with JRD completed standardized… Read More »»
Peer rejection, social behavior, and psychological adjustment in children with juvenile rheumatic disease.
Psychiatric adjustment in chronic fatigue syndrome of childhood and in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Background: High rates of psychopathology and of personality problems have been reported in children and adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is not clear whether this is consequent on the experience of chronic physical ill health. We compare psychiatric adjustment in children with CFS and in children suffering from another chronic physical disorder (juvenile… Read More »»
Exercise and sports for children who have disabilities. Wilson PE. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Box 285, Children’s Hospital, 1056 E. 19th Avenue, Denver, CO 80218, USA. email@example.com@tchden.org Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2002 Nov;13(4):907-23, ix This article focuses on the exercise needs of children who have disabilities, how these needs differ from… Read More »»
A qualitative study of the transition to adulthood for youth with physical disabilities. Stewart DA, Law MC, Rosenbaum P, Willms DG. School of Rehabilitation Science, CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 2001;21(4):3-21 The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences, perceptions, and needs of… Read More »»
Objective: The primary aim of this study was to describe pain characteristics, coping strategies, depression, and functional disability in children and adolescents with chronic pain and to examine potential factors that are associated with functional disability in a pediatric pain population. The secondary aim of this study was to compare functional disability in two chronic… Read More »»