What young people need when a family member dies of cancer

@article{McDonald2019WhatYP,
  title={What young people need when a family member dies of cancer},
  author={Fiona E J McDonald and Pandora Patterson and Richard Tindle},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-8}
}
This study uses the newly developed Bereaved Cancer Needs Inventory to identify the unmet psychosocial needs of adolescents and young adults who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling to cancer, and to explore the relationship between unmet needs and psychological distress. In total, 278 bereaved offspring and 38 bereaved siblings (12–25 years) completed the 58-item Bereaved Cancer Needs Inventory (BCNI) and the Kessler psychological distress scale (K10). Bereaved offspring reported… CONTINUE READING

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