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Investigating psychological problems in caregiver of pediatrics with cancer: A systematic review

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(2020) Investigating psychological problems in caregiver of pediatrics with cancer: A systematic review. Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric nursing : official publication of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc. ISSN 1744-6171 (Electronic) 1073-6077 (Linking)

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Official URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32275101

Abstract

PURPOSE: Cancer is a type of chronic illness that causes many issues for patients and their caregivers, including a wide range of psychological problems. This study was conducted to determine the status and psychological problems of caregivers of pediatric patients with cancer who live in Iran. METHODS: All articles from 2000 to March 2019 related to the psychological of caregivers and their child's cancer were included in the search. Domestic websites in Iran and international databases were searched. Keywords of the search included child, cancer, malignancy, care burden, stress, anxiety, depression, coping strategies, psychological hardiness, posttraumatic stress, parents, father, mother, and pediatric. The search, data extraction, quality assessment and screening were conducted independently by two researchers. RESULTS: In the initial search, 345 articles were extracted regarding the psychological problems of caregivers. After final screening 15 articles were selected; from these four referred to care burden, four articles for coping skills, three articles for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and four articles for stress, anxiety, and depression among carers of children with cancer. CONCLUSION: Considering the existence of psychological problems such as caregiver burden, PTSD, stress, anxiety, and depression in caregivers of children with cancer, it is necessary to provide nursing interventions for this group of parents; particularly interventions that provide the necessary ground for reducing psychological problems and improving caregivers' mental health.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Shokri, M.UNSPECIFIED
Tarjoman, A.UNSPECIFIED
Borji, M.UNSPECIFIED
Solaimanizadeh, L.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: cancer pediatrics psychological problems systematic review
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Journal or Publication Title: Journal of child and adolescent psychiatric nursing : official publication of the Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc
Journal Index: Pubmed
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcap.12269
ISSN: 1744-6171 (Electronic) 1073-6077 (Linking)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/2807

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