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PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term social effect of illness and its treatment on young-adult survivors of pediatric cancer by addressing a selection of general social adjustment criteria. METHODS In… (More)
Psychological long-term coping with experience of disease and treatment in childhood cancer survivors.
Five children from asylum-seeking families required hospital care due to serious loss of function arising in the ‘limbo’ conditions in which they were living as refugees. Hopelessness, helplessness… (More)
Thirty-two families were investigated four years after a false alarm in the neonatal screening of their newborns. Sixteen of the families showed signs of persistent anxiety 6-12 months after the… (More)
UNLABELLED Presently, a couple of hundred children from traumatized asylum-seeking families in Sweden have developed severe loss of mental and physical functions without evidence of underlying… (More)
The potential psychological risks of falsely positive test results in neonatal screenings have not been studied previously. 20 000 newborns were screened for congenital hypothyroidism. Of the 144… (More)
In 30 survivors of childhood cancer, long-term psychological coping with experience of disease and treatment was studied in relation to factors associated with illness, treatment and demographic… (More)
Previous studies have shown the impact of psychological stress in neonatal screening where the test result turns out to be false-positive. The families in these studies received standardized medical… (More)
Five children were admitted and treated at the department of child psychiatry in Stockholm due to severe generalised losses of functions without underlying physical illness. They were all from asylum… (More)
In the first years of the twenty-first century an increasing number of children in Sweden developed loss of physical and mental functions without underlying physical disorder. In some, it progressed… (More)