Sibling Adaptation to Childhood Cancer Collaborative Study: the association of sibling adaptation with maternal well-being, physical health, and resource use.

@article{Sahler1997SiblingAT,
  title={Sibling Adaptation to Childhood Cancer Collaborative Study: the association of sibling adaptation with maternal well-being, physical health, and resource use.},
  author={Olle Jane Z. Sahler and Klaus J. Roghmann and Raymond K. Mulhern and Paul J. Carpenter and John F. Sargent and Donna R. Copeland and Oscar Barbarin and Lonnie K Zeltzer and Michael J. Dolgin},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          233-43
        }
}
This multi-institutional study investigated the association of behavioral/emotional adaptation among siblings of children with cancer with maternal general well-being, physical health, and resource use. One hundred seventy siblings and mothers completed standardized interviews and self-report measures 6 to 42 months after the cancer was diagnosed. As a group, mothers of children with cancer reported significantly lower levels of well-being than matched controls. When stratified according to the… CONTINUE READING

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