publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Factores de resiliencia en niños y adolescentes con cáncer y su relación con el género y la edad

Pintado, Sheila; Cruz, María Fernanda; Universidad de las Américas Puebla; Universidad de las Américas Puebla;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Ciencia Ergo Sum, volume 24, issue 2, pages 137-144 (issn: 1405-0269, eissn: 2395-8782, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico
Abstract
The objective of this study was to analyze the prevailing aspects of the resilience in a sample of 54 children and adolescents with cancer, and to determinate if there are differences according to the gender and age, through a clinical interview and the inventory of personal factors of resilience. The results showed that the sense of humor was the most prevalent factor in the sample. Moreover, differences between men and female were observed: men had higher levels of sense of humor, autonomy, empathy and self-esteem; and women had higher levels of creativity. In relation to the age, resilience was higher in older children in self-esteem, empathy and autonomy. Ho...
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Medical Subject Headings: sense organs
free text keywords: resiliencia, cáncer, adolescencia, niñez, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q, lcsh:Social Sciences, lcsh:H, Resilience factors, Psychology, Developmental psychology, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Cancer, medicine.disease, medicine, Autonomy, Creativity, Clinical interview, Age and gender, Empathy
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