Maternal and Paternal Influences on Children’s Coping with Cancer-Related Stress

@article{Monti2017MaternalAP,
  title={Maternal and Paternal Influences on Children’s Coping with Cancer-Related Stress},
  author={Jennifer D Monti and Adrien M Winning and Kelly H. Watson and Ellen Marie Kosik Williams and Cynthia A Gerhardt and Bruce E Compas and Kathryn A Vannatta},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={26},
  pages={2016-2025}
}
Childhood cancer is a significant source of stress for children and families, and children’s coping with cancer-related stress is a key predictor of emotional adjustment. To extend understanding of the determinants of children’s coping with cancer-related stress, this study examined whether mothers’ and fathers’ functioning after their child’s diagnosis—including coping and depressive symptoms—is predictive of children’s coping over time. Participants included 166 children (Mage = 13.47, SD = 2… CONTINUE READING
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