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The social environment of asthma management in early adolescence

Abstract:

For adolescents with asthma, adhering to asthma regimes implies not only taking medications to relieve asthma attacks, but also adjusting their life styles in order to prevent asthma attacks. These life style modifications, such as avoiding allergens or having to limit physical activity, sometimes force adolescents to compromise their social life. On the other hand, the impact of such life style modifications on their social life may in turn force adolescents to give up adhering to asthma ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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SSD
Department:
Education
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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