Family Mediation of Stress
Serious and prolonged illness such as childhood leukemia is a common source of stress that poses major problems of adjustment, not only for the patient but also for family members. It is important to emphasize family as well as individual reactions in coping with stress since the family has a unique responsibility for mediating the reactions of its members.
KeywordsLeukemic Child Adaptive Coping Clinical Social Work Fatal Illness Family Coping
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