Coping strategies in parents of children with cancer.

  title={Coping strategies in parents of children with cancer.},
  author={Annika Lindahl Norberg and Frank I E Lindblad and Krister K Boman},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={60 5},
This study examined 395 parents (224 mothers and 171 fathers) of children with cancer in Sweden in terms of coping, assessed using the Utrecht Coping List. The use of each of seven coping strategies among parents of children with cancer was compared with data from parents of children with no serious or chronic diseases. In addition, the relationship between coping strategies and anxiety/depression was examined. No differences in the frequency of using the seven coping strategies were found… CONTINUE READING

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