British Medical Journal
Christine Eiser's well researched message is that compliance and prognosis can both improve when those growing up with a chronic disease feel better understood. By such improved interaction, both the carers and the cared for are significantly more likely to exchange sinking hearts for lifted spirits.
Maternal and Child Health
This is a book that will be of value to all professionals working with chronic childhood illness. It should certainly be in every paediatric library, and on the shelves of any mental health professional who works with this group of children.
combines practice and research in such a way as to make it of value to psychologists, social workers, nurses and doctors, as well as child care specialists.