Students Coping with Chronic Physical Conditions
Pp. 177-209 (33)
Laura L. Myers and Allison M. Wiman
Students with chronic physical conditions may experience substantial risk of
undesirable outcomes in school. The experience of physical challenges may
synergistically affect mental health and school performance. School personnel and
families may experience additional stress meeting the needs of students for whom the
expertise or resources necessary for care provision is insufficient. Information, support,
and effective programming can result in a more desirable outcome for everyone. While
often considered synonymous with disability, these are distinct issues.
Absenteeism, Chronic illness, Chronic mental condition, Chronic
physical condition, Family functioning, Side effects, Suicide, Symptoms.
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307, United States.