A group program for helping siblings of children with cancer
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Surgical Procedures, Operative
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.
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