The feasibility of psychosocial screening for adolescent and young adult brain tumor survivors: the value of self-report.

@article{Liptak2012TheFO,
  title={The feasibility of psychosocial screening for adolescent and young adult brain tumor survivors: the value of self-report.},
  author={Cori C. Liptak and Peter A Manley and Christopher J. Recklitis},
  journal={Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={379-87}
}
PURPOSE Psychosocial screening is increasingly applied to childhood cancer survivors generally, but less so with pediatric brain tumor survivors despite their psychosocial risks. This study examined the utility and acceptability of psychological screening in pediatric brain tumor survivors. METHODS Eighty-four adolescents (age 12-18) completed the Beck Youth Inventory-II and 79 young adults (age 19-30) completed the Brief Symptom Inventory-18. Their scores were compared to clinician ratings… CONTINUE READING