Posttraumatic stress disorder among parents of children on cancer treatment: a longitudinal study

@article{Pder2008PosttraumaticSD,
  title={Posttraumatic stress disorder among parents of children on cancer treatment: a longitudinal study},
  author={Ulrika P{\"o}der and Gustaf Ljungman and Louise von Essen},
  journal={Psycho‐Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={17}
}
The main aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of cancer‐related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among parents of children on cancer treatment. A longitudinal design with assessments at one week (T1), two (T2), and four (T3) months after the child's diagnosis was used. Two hundred and fourteen parents (107 mothers, 107 fathers) participated at T1–T3. The PTSD Checklist Civilian (PCL‐C), a self‐report screening instrument for PTSD, was answered by parents over the telephone… Expand
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