Chronic conditions and adolescence

J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Mar:16 Suppl 2:247-51.


Globally, one in ten adolescents suffers from a chronic condition. This paper reviews the issues of adolescent development, family relationships, school performance, and risk behaviors among chronically ill adolescents using a non-categorical approach.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Achievement
  • Adolescent Behavior
  • Adolescent* / physiology
  • Chronic Disease*
  • Family Relations
  • Growth
  • Humans
  • Risk-Taking
  • Schools