Family dysfunction in asthma: A prospective study of illness development

Authors:Gustafsson, P.A., Björkstén, B., Kjellman, N.-I.M.
Asthma is generally a great comparator with restrictive eating disorders. Once listed within the DSM as well, asthma was historically assumed to be a psychological manifestation of dysfunctional family systems. Instead, it turns out that having an ill child creates a lot of dysfunction.