Screening for psychosocial risk at pediatric cancer diagnosis: the psychosocial assessment tool.

@article{Kazak2011ScreeningFP,
  title={Screening for psychosocial risk at pediatric cancer diagnosis: the psychosocial assessment tool.},
  author={Anne E. Kazak and Lamia P Barakat and Susan Ditaranto and Daniel Biros and Wei-ting Hwang and David Beele and Leslie S Kersun and Melissa A Alderfer and Ifigenia D Mougianis and Matthew C Hocking and Anne F. Reilly},
  journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={289-94}
}
BACKGROUND To investigate the feasibility of integrating an evidence-based screening tool of psychosocial risk in pediatric cancer care at diagnosis. METHODS Parents of children newly diagnosed with cancer received either the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT; n=52) or psychosocial care as usual (n=47; PAU), based on their date of diagnosis and an… CONTINUE READING