When a Child Is Diagnosed with Cancer: II. Parental Coping, Psychological Adjustment, and Relationships with Medical Personnel

@inproceedings{Wittrock1994WhenAC,
  title={When a Child Is Diagnosed with Cancer: II. Parental Coping, Psychological Adjustment, and Relationships with Medical Personnel},
  author={David A. Wittrock and Laura S. Larson and Ann K. Sandgren},
  year={1994}
}
The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between coping strategies and self-reports of psychological adjustment in parents of children with cancer. The experimental group consisted of 17 sets of parents who had a child in varying stages of active treatment for cancer. The control group consisted of 32 sets of parents whose child had the flu. All parents completed a demographic questionnaire. All parents completed a demographic questionnaire, the Coping Strategies Inventory… CONTINUE READING

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