Secondary conditions

Scope Notes: Those physical, medical, cognitive, emotional, or psychosocial consequences to which persons with disabilities are more susceptible by virtue of an underlying condition, including adverse outcomes in health, wellness, participation, and quality of life (Hough, 1999, p. 186). Term added September 2005.
Broader Term:
9/28/05 added
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