Even teenagers without chronic illness have thoughts about end-of-life issues and have opinions remarkably similar to those of chronically ill teens. Those who are chronically ill are less likely to wish to discuss EOL issues early in their illness.
This article explores whether differences exist between chronically ill and healthy adolescents with regard to their attitudes about end-of-life (EOL) issues.
PDF Article: What Do Adolescents Want? An Exploratory Study Regarding End-of-Life Decision-making