Children’s Perception of Physical Symptoms

The Example of Asthma
  • Simon Rietveld
  • Pier J. M. Prins
Part of the Advances in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ACCP, volume 20)


Distinction between physiological changes and the conscious awareness of associated sensations and symptoms is a common phenomenon in health and disease. Throughout the chapter, the term sensation will be used to denote what subjects feel, whereas the term symptom will be used in association with a pathological condition.


Lung Function Airway Obstruction Physical Symptom Sensory Information Subjective Symptom 
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  • Simon Rietveld
    • 1
  • Pier J. M. Prins
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PsychologyUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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