Children that suffer from chronic illnesses are at risk of developing behavioral disorders stemming from a lack of self esteem,frequent removal from their peer support networks, and feeling a sense of injustice with regards to their medical condition and the health of their peers.Furthermore, the process of hemodialysis can be a socially isolating experience by way of being tied to a machine that restricts freedom of movement and social activity amongst concomitant users.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium|
|State||Published - 2005|
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