Case 1 From the Diary of a Thirteen-Year-Old (Asthma)

  • Margaret E. Backman


Breath. Everyone takes breath for granted. But you, you’re an asthmatic person suffering one of your worst attacks. A slight drizzle earlier in the evening was all you needed for a start. The extremely warm September night doesn’t help either. The people around see you sitting there nervous and shaking, and the perspiration rolling down your face and neck.


Conditioned Stimulus Food Allergy Allergic Rhinitis Coke Oven Asthmatic Attack 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret E. Backman
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  1. 1.Office of Health ServicesBarnard College, Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychiatryNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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