Persistent psychological distress in long-term survivors of pediatric sarcoma: the experience at a single institution.

@article{Wiener2006PersistentPD,
  title={Persistent psychological distress in long-term survivors of pediatric sarcoma: the experience at a single institution.},
  author={Lori Wiener and Haven B. Battles and Donna Bernstein and Lauren Long and Joanne Derdak and Crystal L Mackall and Patrick J Mansky},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={898-910}
}
BACKGROUND The long-term psychological impact of pediatric sarcoma is largely unknown. As part of a cross-sectional study examining the late effects of pediatric sarcoma therapy, we examined whether psychological distress or posttraumatic stress symptoms are present in an adult cohort of pediatric sarcoma survivors. METHOD Thirty-four patients participated in the study, an average of 17 years after their treatment ended, each completing the SCID module for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder… CONTINUE READING
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