Post-traumatic stress symptoms among mothers of children with leukemia undergoing treatment: a longitudinal study.

@article{Tremolada2013PosttraumaticSS,
  title={Post-traumatic stress symptoms among mothers of children with leukemia undergoing treatment: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Marta Tremolada and Sabrina Bonichini and Donatella Aloisio and Simone Schiavo and Modesto Ottaviano Carli and Marta Pillon},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={1266-72}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in mothers of children over 2 years of leukemia treatment, to identify possible early family and child predictors of this symptomatology and to indicate the temporal trajectory of PTSS. METHODS Participants were 76 Italian mothers (mean age = 37.30 years; SD = 6.07) of children receiving treatment for acute lymphoblastic (n = 69) or myeloid (n = 7) leukemia. Mothers had 12.05 years of education (SD = 3.87), and their incomes were… CONTINUE READING