Sibling response to childhood cancer: a new approach.

  title={Sibling response to childhood cancer: a new approach.},
  author={Charles A. Evans and Marion Stevens and Delia Cushway and Joanne Houghton},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  volume={18 4},
It is well recognized that serious illness in children can have important consequences for siblings who may manifest their concerns as behavioural difficulty. The aim of the present study was to explore sibling psychological response to childhood cancer and to observe the effects that sibling knowledge had on their response. Siblings and parents of patients at the Children's Hospital, Birmingham, were interviewed using the Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist and semi-structured 'Illness… CONTINUE READING

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