Adjustment of children and adolescents to parental cancer. Parents' and children's perspectives.

@article{Welch1996AdjustmentOC,
  title={Adjustment of children and adolescents to parental cancer. Parents' and children's perspectives.},
  author={A S Welch and Martha E. Wadsworth and Bruce E Compas},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 7},
  pages={1409-18}
}
BACKGROUND Little empirical evidence exists to address the impact of a diagnosis of cancer of a father or mother on his or her children. Previous studies have found inconsistencies in the levels of distress reported for children of a parent with cancer, which may be a function of who (parent or child) was reporting on the child's symptoms and when the reports were taken (near diagnosis or months or years later). METHODS This study examined parents' and children's reports of emotional and… CONTINUE READING

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