Conducting a randomized clinical trial of an psychological intervention for parents/caregivers of children with cancer shortly after diagnosis.

@article{Stehl2009ConductingAR,
  title={Conducting a randomized clinical trial of an psychological intervention for parents/caregivers of children with cancer shortly after diagnosis.},
  author={Meredith J Lutz Stehl and A. Kazak and M. Alderfer and A. Rodriguez and W. Hwang and A. Pai and Alexandra Boeving and A. Reilly},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={
          803-16
        }
}
  • Meredith J Lutz Stehl, A. Kazak, +5 authors A. Reilly
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of pediatric psychology
  • OBJECTIVE To report acceptability, feasibility, and outcome data from a randomized clinical trial (RCT) of a brief intervention for caregivers of children newly diagnosed with cancer. METHOD Eighty-one families were randomly assigned following collection of baseline data to Intervention or Treatment as Usual (TAU). Recruitment and retention rates and progression through the protocol were tracked. Measures of state anxiety and posttraumatic stress symptoms served as outcomes. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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