alexa Health-related quality of life and metabolic control in adolescents with diabetes: the role of parental care, control, and involvement.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Author(s): Graue M, WentzelLarsen T, Hanestad BR, Svik O

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Abstract This questionnaire-based study explored the role of parenting in health-related quality of life in a population of 115 adolescents with type 1 diabetes (aged 11-18 years, 48\% girls). Healthy adolescents (n = 9,345) and physically disabled adolescents (n = 291) were included as controls. The adolescents with diabetes reported their parents as being more controlling and involved than did adolescents in the 2 other groups. In multiple regression analyses, age, gender, and a higher degree of parental care and involvement explained 46\% of the variation in mental health. Age, gender, a higher degree of parental care and involvement, and a lower perception of parental control explained 52\% of the variation in diabetes life-satisfaction. Neither glycosylated hemoglobin nor the other clinical variables studied were significantly related to the perception of health-related quality of life. Family support should be provided to facilitate coping with everyday management and demands of diabetes. This article was published in J Pediatr Nurs and referenced in Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

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