Mental health services for parents who lost a child to cancer: if we build them, Will they come?
Health Services Accessibility
Mental Health Services
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Parents appear to need, want, and often access bereavement mental health services, which could be offered in oncology settings. However, barriers to service use must be addressed, particularly for those with more debilitating grief symptoms and for minorities. High treatment dropout rates suggest the importance of improving retention, training providers, and developing effective grief interventions.