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Allergic Rhinitis Pertaining to Adolescents

  • Mervat Nassef
  • Marc L. Rubin
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Abstract

Allergic rhinitis can present significant challenges to adolescents who are transitioning to independent living. Good control of the symptoms of allergic rhinitis will prevent any negative impact on both daytime activities and sleep quality. When not controlled, the resulting effect on cognitive skills, motor function, and interpersonal relationships can lead to a poor quality of life. Developing the knowledge and skills necessary to transition safely into the new “home” and self-management requires both guidance and tools to achieve success. A guide for teens with allergic rhinitis who are transitioning toward independent living is presented.

Keywords

Allergic rhinitis Adolescence Gender differences Cognitive Psychosocial Treatment Housing transition Quality of life (QOL) Essential documents Teen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsColumbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Osco DrugCrystal LakeUSA
  4. 4.Chicago Asthma ConsortiumChicagoUSA

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