Family Psychology in the Context of Pediatric Medical Conditions

Melissa A. Alderfer, Mary T. Rourke

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Family Psychology
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781405169943
StatePublished - Jan 15 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Asthma-common chronic disease of childhood
  • Families affecting children's wellbeing and children's health affecting family functioning
  • Family interventions in context of pediatric medical disorders
  • Family psychology in context of pediatric medical conditions
  • Family stress theory
  • Family's patterns of involvement and closeness and developmental stage
  • Models of family adjustment to pediatric medical conditions
  • Stressor, environmental influence threatening family's wellbeing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology

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