alexa Prevalence of aspects of distress, coping, support and care among adolescents and young adults undergoing and being off cancer treatment.
Psychiatry

Psychiatry

Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior

Author(s): Enskr K, von Essen L

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The overall aim is to describe the prevalence of physical and psychosocial distress, coping, support and care among adolescents and young adults who are both undergoing and off cancer treatment, and who find life satisfying or less satisfying. Prevalence of distress, coping, support and care were investigated using the Life Situation Scale for Adolescents (LSS-A) answered by 15 adolescents and young adults undergoing cancer treatment and 39 adolescents and young adults off cancer treatment. More adolescents and young adults receiving treatment reported problems with fatigue, eating, hair loss, taking medications/tablets and having to plan everything according to hospital visits than those adolescents and young adults off treatment. Fewer adolescents and young adults who reported finding life satisfying reported problems with fatigue, eating, not having any influence on their own life, often being sad and problems with school/work than those finding life less satisfying. Whether adolescents and young adults find life satisfying or not is not related to whether they are undergoing or off cancer treatment. The findings indicate the importance for those working with adolescent cancer victims to be alert of the fact that the treatment period is connected with more problems related to physical distress than the period after treatment, whereas aspects of psychosocial distress are as prevalent during the treatment period as they are after. This article was published in Eur J Oncol Nurs and referenced in Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords