Without going into specifics of each of the models, we will expose those features for which there is general consensus, regardless of the explanatory model in which they arise. The diagnosis of diabetes is the need for any family to cope with a chronic illness. This means the implementation of coping mechanisms and adjustments in family dynamics very important because we are talking about a disease which, although not disabling, if you need to launch the development of strategies to facilitate self-care. at the same While they do not significantly affect the autonomy and quality of life of the patient or family. This requires an additional commitment by parents to the patient. Hence, the adaptation should occur in all members of the family, both parents and in siblings. A general psychological Mecanismes family.

Need coping 2. Adjustments to the new family situation 3. Strategy to encourage self-care and prevent deterioration of the quality of life. The true pathology depressive-anxious. The clinical magnitude of them is making significantly put in charge of the patient. And even facilitate the emergence of these same symptoms in the patient. Sometimes, depending on the characteristics of each of the members of the family and coping skills and problem solving, parents can feel overwhelmed by new responsibilities relating to care giving rise to situations of conflict against sick or between parents. These conflicts and disagreements have been linked in multiple studies with lower adherence. Another aspect to consider, and which is necessarily part of the assessment for psychological treatment is the development of educational guidelines of overprotection towards the patient, preventing social autonomy and difficult self-care adherence.

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