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Psychosocial adjustment of children with a terminally ill parent.
Although a substantial number of children experience serious parental illness and death, the adjustment problems attendant to the stress of having a fatally ill parent have not been examinedExpand
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Factors distinguishing homosexual males practicing risky and safer sex.
A longitudinal study of patterns of sexual behavior among asymptomatic, homosexual males in New York City was conducted. Participants were interviewed at two time points, 6 months apart. Based onExpand
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A prevention program for bereaved children.
The death of a parent seriously threatens children's social and emotional development. When the death can be anticipated, early intervention may facilitate children's adjustment. A prevention programExpand
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A preventive intervention program for bereaved children: problems of implementation.
A brief, standardized intervention program to facilitate children's adjustment to the terminal illness and death of a parent posed the following implementation problems: estimation of patient lifeExpand
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Reducing the prevalence of unmet needs for concrete services of patients with cancer. Evaluation of a computerized telephone outreach system
A two‐stage study was undertaken of outpatients with advanced cancer who were receiving chemotherapy. In Stage 1 of the study, their needs for practical services and the barriers to those needs beingExpand
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Perceptions of parental competence while facing the death of a spouse.
Healthy parents' perceptions of their competence to meet children's needs during the terminal illness of the other parent were measured on five major domains of parent-child relationships andExpand
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Depressive distress among the spouses of terminally ill cancer patients.
Bereaved spouses comprise a population at risk for psychological distress. Evidence suggests that spouses 55 years of age and younger are at increased risk of morbid outcomes, including majorExpand
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Problems in measuring role strains and social functioning in relation to psychological symptoms.
The problems that people experience in social roles can be regarded as either causes or consequences of psychological symptoms. To reflect one of these possibilities, Pearlin et al. (1981) developedExpand
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Computerized telephone assessment of the "concrete" needs of chemotherapy outpatients: a feasibility study.
The feasibility of using a computer-automated telephone outreach system to routinely assess the needs of chemotherapy outpatients was evaluated. The automated intervention was designed as aExpand
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