Volume 26, Issue 2 (Summer 2020)                   IJPCP 2020, 26(2): 216-227 | Back to browse issues page


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Hosseini F, Aghebati A, Asgharnejad A A, Arjomandi Rafsanjani K, Ghorbani S. Emotional Behavioral Problems and Post Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Collaborators in Children With Cancer. IJPCP. 2020; 26 (2) :216-227
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3042-en.html
1- Department of Clinical Psychology, Tehran Institute of Psychiatry, School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Clinical Psychology, Tehran Institute of Psychiatry, School of Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , aghebati.a@iums.ac.ir
3- Department of Pediatrics, Ali Asghar Children's Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (677 Views)
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the emotional, behavioral problems, and posttraumatic stress symptoms in siblings of children with cancer and a control group.
Methods: This study is a causal-comparative study. The sample consisted of 30 siblings aged 11 to 18 years old in children with cancer, 30 controls, who were matched for age and sex. The data was collected through availability sampling. In this study, a self-report questionnaire of adolescents and symptom scales of post-traumatic stress disorder-self-report form was used to assess the internalization, externalization, and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. 
Results: The results showed that there is a significant difference between internalization problems, extraversion problems, and post-traumatic stress symptoms in adolescents with cancer and the control group. 
Conclusion: According to the results, the siblings of children with cancer had more behavioral emotional behaviors than the control group that these findings revealed a greater vulnerability in this group and a guide for appropriate interventions.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Psychiatry and Psychology
Received: 2019/06/29 | Accepted: 2020/01/18 | Published: 2020/08/31

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