Report from a multi-institutional randomized clinical trial examining computer-assisted problem-solving skills training for English- and Spanish-speaking mothers of children with newly diagnosed cancer.

@article{Askins2009ReportFA,
  title={Report from a multi-institutional randomized clinical trial examining computer-assisted problem-solving skills training for English- and Spanish-speaking mothers of children with newly diagnosed cancer.},
  author={Martha Askins and Olle Jane Z. Sahler and Sandra A Sherman and Diane L. Fairclough and Robert W. H. Butler and Ernest R. Katz and Michael J. Dolgin and James W Varni and Robert Noll and Sean Phipps},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={551-63}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a handheld personal digital assistant (PDA)-based supplement for maternal Problem-Solving Skills Training (PSST) and to explore Spanish-speaking mothers' experiences with it. METHODS Mothers (n = 197) of children with newly diagnosed cancer were randomized to traditional PSST or PSST + PDA 8-week programs. Participants completed the Social Problem-Solving Inventory-Revised, Beck Depression Inventory-II, Profile of Mood States, and Impact… CONTINUE READING

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