Children

A survey on feasibility of ICF-CY use to describe persisting difficulties in executing tasks and activities of children and adolescent with disability in Italy

Paolo Meucci, Ph.D., Matilde Leonardi, M.D., Marina Sala, M.D., Andrea Martinuzzi, M.D., Emanuela Russo, Psy.D., Mara Buffoni, Ph.D., Guido Fusaro, M.D., Alberto Raggi, Psy.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p433–441 Published online: June 7, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.006 Background The criterion for the provision of disability benefits to people under 18 in Italy […]

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Modeling the determinants of Medicaid home care payments for children with special health care needs: A structural equation model approach

Omolola E. Adepoju, Ph.D., M.P.H., Yichen Zhang, M.S., Charles D. Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H. Texas A&M University, School of Rural Public Health, Department of Policy and Management, 1266 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p426–432 Published online: June 7, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.003 Background The management of children with […]

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Validity of the Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth (PEM-CY) for Health Impact Assessment (HIA) in sustainable development projects

Mary Khetani, Sc.D., Jenifer Marley, M.S., Megan Baker, M.S., Erin Albrecht, M.S., Gary Bedell, Ph.D., Wendy Coster, Ph.D., Dana Anaby, Ph.D., Mary Law, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p226–235 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.003 Background Participation in home, school, and community activities is an important indicator of child health […]

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Effectiveness of a multimedia outreach kit for families of wounded veterans

David Ian Walker, Ph.D., Jean-François Cardin, M.S., Neelu Chawla, M.S., David Topp, Ph.D., Thomaseo Burton, Ph.D., Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Ph.D Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p216–225 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.004 Background Young children in military families with a member who has a life changing injury can experience emotional difficulties […]

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The association of illness perceptions with depressive symptoms and general psychological distress in parents of an offspring with autism spectrum disorder

Dimitra Gatzoyia, M.Sc., Konstantinos Kotsis, M.D., Ph.D., Iouliani Koullourou, M.D., M.Sc., Panagiota Goulia, M.D., André F. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D., Spyros Soulis, Ph.D., Thomas Hyphantis, M.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p173–180 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.10.008 Background Raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a severe […]

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Symptoms and quality of life indicators among children with chronic medical conditions

Jiseon Kim, Ph.D., Hyewon Chung, Ph.D., Dagmar Amtmann, Ph.D., Rana Salem, M.A., Ryoungsun Park, M.S., Robert L. Askew, M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 1, p96–104 Published online: October 14, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.08.007 Background Children with chronic conditions often experience numerous symptoms, but few research studies examine patterns of symptoms and quality of […]

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Prevalence of physical activity, screen time, and obesity among US children by the service type of special health care needs

Juhee Kim, M.S., Sc.D., Mary L. Greaney, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 3, p318–324 Published online: February 21, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.02.005 Background Children with special health care needs (SHCN) may be at greater risk of obesity than children without SHCN. A new classification system categorizes SHCN among children by service type using […]

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