Attachment theory and adjustment difficulties in siblings of children with cancer.

@article{Murray2000AttachmentTA,
  title={Attachment theory and adjustment difficulties in siblings of children with cancer.},
  author={John S Murray},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          149-69
        }
}
The demands of the childhood cancer experience on children and their parents has been investigated for a number of years. Despite this research, very little emphasis has been placed on well siblings. In the health care profession today, there is a growing perception that the psychosocial needs of the healthy siblings of children with cancer are less sufficiently met than those of other members of the family system. Previous research proposes that well siblings are especially susceptible to a… CONTINUE READING
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