Survivor’s Guilt in Caretakers of Cancer

  title={Survivor’s Guilt in Caretakers of Cancer},
  author={S. Kreitler and F. Barak and Y. Alkalay and Nava Siegelman-Danieli},
The paper deals with survivor’s guilt. The purpose was to describe the phenomenon and to study some of its correlates, functions and consequences in the context of the caretakers of cancer patients. The first part presents a brief review of what is known about survivor’s guilt, focusing on its frequency, the circumstances in which it has been observed and explanations offered in the frameworks of the psychoanalytic, the social-evolutionary and existentialist approaches. The second part presents… Expand
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