Thematic evidence of psychosocial thriving in childhood cancer survivors.

@article{Parry2005ThematicEO,
  title={Thematic evidence of psychosocial thriving in childhood cancer survivors.},
  author={Carla Parry and Mark A. Chesler},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={
          1055-73
        }
}
Advances in medical treatment for childhood cancer have resulted in dramatically increased survival rates and a growing population of long-term survivors. Until recently, researchers reported primarily negative psychosocial sequelae of childhood cancer. Emergent conceptual frameworks propose that the assumption of pathology or long-term deficits in functioning might obscure an understanding of the full range of outcomes. Using qualitative interview data (N = 50), the authors explore how cancer… CONTINUE READING

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