Telling adolescents a parent is dying.


BACKGROUND When a parent is terminally ill, one of the major challenges facing families is informing children of the parent's condition and prognosis. This study describes four ways in which parents disclose information about a parent's life-threatening illness to their adolescent children. METHODS We audio-recorded and transcribed 61 individual… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/jpm.2013.0344


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@article{Sheehan2014TellingAA, title={Telling adolescents a parent is dying.}, author={Denice Kopchak Sheehan and Claire Burke Draucker and Grace H Christ and M Murray Mayo and Kim Heim and Stephanie Parish}, journal={Journal of palliative medicine}, year={2014}, volume={17 5}, pages={512-20} }