A group program for helping siblings of children with cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Circumcision, Male
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative

abstract

  • Although the presence of childhood cancer threatens the equilibrium of the entire familyperhaps the most profoundly affected are the healthy siblingswho often suffer from a lack of knowledge as well as from feelings of abandonmentangerresentmentsadnessand guilt. This article describes a model of intervention that provides education and support to the siblings of pediatric cancer patientswith a focus on promoting more successful coping and more open family communication. © 1987 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.

publication date

  • February 26, 1987

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1300/J077v04n04_05

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 55

end page

  • 67

volume

  • 4

number

  • 4