Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.
The Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada; Centre for Allergy Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Winnipeg, Canada; Department of Foods and Human Nutritional Sciences, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. Electronic address:
Objective: While a number of papers have described the psychosocial impact of raising a child with a food allergy, recent attempts at synthesizing this literature have been narrow in focus and/or methodologically limited. Consequently, the current study aimed to synthesize both the quantitative and qualitative literature in order to achieve a better understanding of the psychosocial and financial burdens faced by families raising children with food allergy.
Data Sources: Searches were performed on PubMed, Scopus, PsycInfo and CINAHL for articles related to the psychosocial and financial burden experienced by individuals caring for a child with food allergy. Read More