publication . Thesis . 2014

Risk Factors for Eating Disturbances in Young People with Type 1 Diabetes and Chronic Asthma: The Role of Parenting Style and Self-Esteem.

Hatton, J;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Country: Somalia
Abstract
Background Research indicates that eating disturbances are twice as prevalent among adolescents with type 1 diabetes compared to their healthy peers; comparisons with other chronic illness groups are inconclusive. Adolescent self-esteem and parenting factors have been found to be associated with eating disturbances in type 1 diabetes. However, to date the literature is methodologically limited by a lack of comparison group, and has failed to consider the role of parent care and overprotection. Aims This study aimed to explore the relationship between adolescent-perceived parent care and overprotection, self-esteem and eating disturbances in a group of adolescent...
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