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Guided Self-Help as Intervention for Traumatic Stress in Parents of Children with Cancer: Conceptualization, Intervention Strategies, and a Case Study
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology.
2013 (English)In: Journal of psychosocial oncology, ISSN 0734-7332, E-ISSN 1540-7586, Vol. 31, no 1, 13-29 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Being a parent of a child diagnosed with cancer poses an enormous stressor. Indeed, several parents have difficulties adjusting to such a situation and react with symptoms of traumatic stress, depression, and reduced quality of life. However, there is little conceptual work on behavioral mechanisms that contribute to suboptimal adaptation in these parents. The authors present a conceptualization in which experiential avoidance and rumination are suggested to contribute to increased levels of traumatic stress and suboptimal adaption. Based on this conceptualization, a recently developed intervention for parents of children with cancer, in the form of guided self-help, is presented. Finally, the authors present a successful case study as an example of the application of this intervention. Clinical implications and suggestions for future research are discussed.

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2013. Vol. 31, no 1, 13-29 p.
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intervention, parents, pediatric oncology, self-help, traumatic stress
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-68274DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2012.741095ISI: 000315983500002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-68274DiVA: diva2:616194
Available from: 2013-04-15 Created: 2013-04-15 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

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