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Improving mental health of adolescents with Type 1 diabetes: Protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained online adolescent and parenting support intervention

Hackworth, Naomi; Matthews, Jan; Burke, K; Petrovic, Zvezdana; Klein, Britta; Northam, Elisabeth; Kyrios, Michael; Chiechomski, Lisa; Cameron, Fergus

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Background: Management of Type 1 diabetes comes with substantial personal and psychological demands particularly during adolescence, placing young people at significant risk for mental health problems. Supportive parenting can mitigate these risks, however the challenges associated with parenting a child with a chronic illness can interfere with a parent's capacity to parent effectively. Interventions that provide support for both the adolescent and their parents are needed to prevent mental...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/62395
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1185

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