The Mediating Role of Resilience on Quality of Life and Cancer Symptom Distress in Adolescent Patients With Cancer.

@article{Wu2015TheMR,
  title={The Mediating Role of Resilience on Quality of Life and Cancer Symptom Distress in Adolescent Patients With Cancer.},
  author={Wei-Wen Wu and Shao-Yu Tsai and Shu-Yuan Liang and Chieh-Yu Liu and Shiann-Tarng Jou and Donna L. Berry},
  journal={Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={
          304-13
        }
}
Understanding how cancer symptom distress and resilience contribute to quality of life (QoL) in adolescent cancer and may potentially help these patients achieve better health-related outcomes. The objective of this study was to describe cancer symptom distress, QoL, and resilience in adolescents with cancer and to determine whether resilience is a mediating variable. Forty adolescent cancer patients were recruited, and data were collected via a demographic questionnaire, the Cancer Symptom… CONTINUE READING
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