Impaired body image of young female survivors of childhood leukemia.

@article{Puukko1997ImpairedBI,
  title={Impaired body image of young female survivors of childhood leukemia.},
  author={L R Puukko and Erkki Hirvonen and Veikko A Aalberg and Liisa Hovi and Jukka Rautonen and Martti A. Siimes},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          54-62
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the body image of young female survivors of leukemia. Young female survivors of leukemia (n = 42) were compared with healthy age-matched control subjects (n = 69). The study included a semistructured face-to-face interview and a psychological test. The data were separated into three distinct evaluations of each subject's body image: 1) the subject's self-assessment, 2) evaluation by a psychiatrist, and 3) the Rorschach test. The body images of the… CONTINUE READING