Adolescent Brain Development and Implications for Adolescents with Allergies

  • Amy HahnEmail author
  • Jessica L. Hoehn


This chapter (1) summarizes brain development and its impact/implications for adolescents with allergies and (2) discusses some key areas of psychosocial development literature that are relevant for adolescents with allergies, including emotions and psychopathology in adolescents, social functioning and quality of life, and autonomy development and its relation to illness management.


Adolescence Brain development Allergies Food allergies Adolescent psychopathology Autonomy Quality of life 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Psychology and NeuropsychologyNationwide Children’s HospitalColumbusUSA

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