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The Impact of Stress on Autonomic Functioning in Chronic Abdominal Pain Patients
(Vanderbilt University, 2010-04-07)
This study examined the effect of social stress on chronic abdominal pain patients. Chronic abdominal pain (CAP) is a type of chronic pain common in children, experienced by 10-15 % of young children. Stress has been noted ...
Executive Function, Coping, and Psychological Adjustment in Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors
(Vanderbilt University, 2015-03-30)
While new treatments have increased the survival rate of pediatric patients with brain tumors, they have also left this population with many adverse cognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes. Prior research provides ...
Parent-Child Communication and Child Distress In Response to a Child’s Diagnosis of Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2007-04-16)
Childhood cancer is a disease that affects a relatively small number of children and families in the US each year, but those families who are affected are often devastated. The stress and heartbreak of childhood cancer ...
Associations of Maternal Macro- and Micro-Level Communication Styles and Child Emotions During Parent-Child Discussions About Children’s Cancer
(Vanderbilt University, 2011-04)
Previous research indicates that children with pediatric cancer may be at risk for both short-term and long-term emotional difficulties including anxiety and depression. Parent communication may guide a child in successfully ...