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dc.contributor.authorWillemse, Marietjie
dc.contributor.authorDeacon, Elmari
dc.contributor.authorSegal, David
dc.identifier.citationWillemse, M. et al. 2018. Life stories managing chronic illness: young adults’ lived experiences with type 1 diabetes. Journal of psychology in Africa, 28(4):336-339. []en_US
dc.identifier.issn1815-5626 (Online)
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to characterise diabetes management experiences of South African young adults living with well-controlled type 1 diabetes (n = 8, female = 5, male = 3, age range = 20–25) The young adults told life stories managing their type 1 diabetes Thematic analysis revealed the young adults to construct personal identities as people living with type 1 diabetes, to mostly utilise emotion-focused management strategies and social support for successful living with type 1 diabetes Behavioural health strategies appear important for living well with this chronic insulin deficiency conditionen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.subjectDiabetes management behavioursen_US
dc.subjectPsychological well-beingen_US
dc.subjectPsychosocial variablesen_US
dc.subjectYoung adultsen_US
dc.titleLife stories managing chronic illness: young adults’ lived experiences with type 1 diabetesen_US
dc.contributor.researchID10857729 - Deacon, Elmari
dc.contributor.researchID30335159 - Segal, David G.

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