Predictors of stress of parents of a child with cancer: a Jordanian perspective

Masa'Deh, Rami, Collier, Jacqueline, Hall, Carol and Alhalaiqa, Fadwa (2013) Predictors of stress of parents of a child with cancer: a Jordanian perspective. Global Journal of Health Science, 5 (6). pp. 81-99. ISSN 1916-9736

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Most paediatric oncology studies agree that being parents of a child with cancer is an emotionally stressful event. Although an increasing number of studies have investigated psychological stress of parents of a child with cancer, few of these studies have included both parents or investigated the predictors of high stress levels for the mothers and the fathers. Moreover, studies published over the last few decades were limited to Western countries and have shown inconsistent findings about parental perceived stress whose children have cancer. This study explored differences in predictors of perceived stress between Jordanian mothers and fathers of children with cancer.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: adolescent,adult,aged,family characteristics,humans,jordan,middle aged,neoplasms,parent-child relations,parents,pediatrics,sex factors,socioeconomic factors,stress, psychological,sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2014 11:20
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2022 00:01
DOI: 10.5539/gjhs.v5n6p81

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