Family Considerations and Interventions

  • Nadine J. Kaslow
  • Kamela Koon-Scott
  • Arden D. Dingle
Part of the Issues in Clinical Child Psychology book series (ICCP)


Family functioning is an important aspect of the care and psychosocial adjustment in burned children and adolescents. There is a paucity of data addressing family factors associated with positive adjustment in pediatric burn victims and delineating optimum family treatment. Any discussion is complicated by the fact that some burns are unrelated to the family environment; others are associated with problematic family dynamics (e.g., abuse, neglect, psychopathology) (e.g., Andreasen, Noyes, Hartford, & Proctor, 1972; Cahners & Bernstein, 1979; Noyes, Frye, Slymeh, & Canter, 1979).


Family Therapist Resistance Factor Psychosocial Adjustment Child Protective Service Adaptive Coping Strategy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadine J. Kaslow
    • 1
  • Kamela Koon-Scott
    • 1
  • Arden D. Dingle
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesEmory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial HospitalAtlantaUSA

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