Chronic Conditions

Impact of disability and chronic conditions on health

Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, Ph.D., Denton Jones, M.P.H., Michael S. Businelle, Ph.D., Darla E. Kendzor, Ph.D., Bjial A. Balasubramanian, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4 Published online: May 02, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.04.007 Background Today one in five Americans have a disability and nearly half of Americans experiences a chronic condition. Whether disability results from or […]

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The Dynamic contribution of chronic conditions to temporal trends in disability among U.S. adults

Shih-Fan Lin, DrPH , Audrey N. Beck, Ph.D., Brian K. Finch, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p332–340 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.11.006 Background Although evidence has shown that U.S. late-life disability has been declining, studies have also suggested that there has been an increase in chronic diseases between 1984 and 2007. Objectives To further illuminate […]

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Financial burdens and barriers to care among nonelderly adults: The role of functional limitations and chronic conditions

Didem Bernard, Ph.D,Thomas Selden, Ph.D., Susan Yeh, M.A. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p256–264 Published online: October 9, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.09.003 Background People with functional limitations and chronic conditions account for the greatest resource use within the health care system. Objective To examine financial burdens and barriers to care among nonelderly adults, […]

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