Child coping, parent coping assistance, and post-traumatic stress following paediatric physical injury.

  title={Child coping, parent coping assistance, and post-traumatic stress following paediatric physical injury.},
  author={Meghan L Marsac and Katharine A Donlon and Flaura K. Winston and Nancy Kassam-Adams},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  volume={39 2},
BACKGROUND Following a physical injury, many children exhibit long-term psychological reactions such as post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). Children's coping strategies, and the ways that others help them cope with injury (i.e. coping assistance), are understudied, potentially malleable variables that could be targeted in preventive interventions. The objectives of the current research were to describe child coping behaviour and parent coping assistance following a child's injury, and to… CONTINUE READING

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