Brief report: pediatric cancer, parental coping style, and risk for depressive, posttraumatic stress, and anxiety symptoms.

@article{Greening2007BriefRP,
  title={Brief report: pediatric cancer, parental coping style, and risk for depressive, posttraumatic stress, and anxiety symptoms.},
  author={Leilani Greening and Laura A Stoppelbein},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={1272-7}
}
OBJECTIVE According to the stress and coping goodness of fit model, parents' risk for psychological symptoms was hypothesized to decrease as a function of using emotional regulation and problem appraisal strategies more frequently, and to increase as a function of using problem-solving and avoidant behaviors more frequently to cope with an uncontrollable stressor--pediatric cancer diagnosis. METHODS Parents (N = 150) completed measures of depression, PTSD, anxiety, and coping style. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING