155 | P a g e 1. TONG 2012 [184]: Aversion to being different Arthritis makes me feel that I am no longer normal. I despise feeling different and feel frustrated, afraid and powerless. JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS 2. TONG 2012 [184]: Aversion to being different - Disablement Pain and stiffness mean that I can’t do normal things. I am frustrated because I can’t join in with friends. I think that I am missing out. I feel sad and depressed about this. JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS 3. TONG 2012 [184]: Aversion to being different - Internal disfigurement Arthritis is a horrible disease. My body is abnormal and grotesque, both inside and out. It is disgusting. JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS 4. TONG 2012 [184]: Aversion to being different - Differential treatment Other people try to overprotect me or give me preferential treatment. I wanted to be treated like everyone else. JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS
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