179. Coping with the Burden of Chronic Skin Disease

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP3,4,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD5,6 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD7,8
  1. Elisa S. Gallo1 and
  2. Sarah L. Chamlin2

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch179

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gallo, E. S. and Chamlin, S. L. (2011) Coping with the Burden of Chronic Skin Disease, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch179

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 4

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 5

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 6

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Board Certified Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, WI, USA

  2. 2

    Departments of Pediatrics and Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • coping;
  • disease burden;
  • family impact;
  • quality of life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • Paediatric skin disease burden

  • The secondary impact of paediatric skin disease

  • Biopsychosocial theory

  • Conclusion

  • Coping strategies

  • References