Brief report: psychosocial functioning of fathers as primary caregivers of pediatric oncology patients.

@article{Bonner2007BriefRP,
  title={Brief report: psychosocial functioning of fathers as primary caregivers of pediatric oncology patients.},
  author={Melanie J. Bonner and Kristina K. Hardy and Victoria W Willard and Katherine Conlon Hutchinson},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 7},
  pages={851-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the psychosocial functioning of fathers as primary caregivers of pediatric oncology patients. METHODS Fathers who identified themselves as the primary medical caregivers were given a packet of questionnaires, including the Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI), the Impact of Event Scale (IES), the Impact on Family Scale (IFS), the Caregiver Strain Questionnaire (CGSQ), and the Parent Experience of Child Illness (PECI) scale, to complete and return by mail. The 23 fathers who… CONTINUE READING
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