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Association of Maternal Anxiety, Perceptions of Child Prognosis, and Coping with Maternal Supportiveness for Children with Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04)
Over 12,400 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer annually. The diagnosis and treatment of cancer can create significant amounts of stress for the mothers of these children. While facing this stress, ...
Child and Parental Factors Affecting Coping Strategies and Psychosocial Outcomes for Parents with Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-12)
Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare, genetic neurodevelopmental disability characterized by hyperphagia, mood swings and intellectual disability. Families with a child with PWS often experience increased family tensions ...
Parental Influence on Children Coping with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04-21)
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a chronic illness that disproportionately affects African Americans in the U.S. at a rate of 1 to 500. Proper management of this blood disorder is key in ensuring that those affected lead ...
Siblings Coping with Parental Depression: Similarities and Differences
(Vanderbilt University, 2015)
This study investigated similarities and differences in levels of internalizing and externalizing symptoms and strategies used to cope with stress in a sample of sibling pairs of 9-15 year-old children of depressed parents. ...
Resilient Individuals Reform Their Assumptive Worlds after Stressful Life Events
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04-11)
Individuals develop core attitudes and beliefs that bring a sense of reality and purpose to their lives. They make up one’s assumptive world. After a particular trauma or stressful life event, one’s assumptive world is ...