Family Influence on Adolescent Treatment Outcomes


Social ecological models have often been utilized as a framework in which the level of function and recovery of health-impaired children may be considered in relation to environmental settings and associated variables (Bronfenbrenner, 1979; Brown, 2002; Kazak, 1989).


Chronic Illness Family Functioning Family Conflict Family Cohesion Parental Overprotection 
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUtah State UniversityLoganUSA

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