publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Internet-based guided self-help for parents of children on cancer treatment: a randomized controlled trial

Martin Cernvall; Per Carlbring; Louise von Essen; Gustaf Ljungman; Lisa Ljungman;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2015
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract Objective The aim of the study was to investigate the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an Internet‐based guided self‐help intervention for posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and related symptoms in parents of children on cancer treatment. Methods Parents of children on cancer treatment, who fulfilled the modified symptom criteria on the PTSD Checklist, were randomly allocated to the intervention or to a wait‐list control condition. The intervention group accessed a 10‐week guided self‐help program via the Internet based on principles from cognitve behavior therapy. The primary outcome PTSS and the secondary outcomes depression and anxiety were ...
free text keywords: Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Oncology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Pediatrics, Pediatrik, Paper, Papers, cancer, internet‐based intervention, parents, The Internet, business.industry, business, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Cancer treatment, Self report, Clinical psychology, Internet based, Self-help, Randomized controlled trial, law.invention, law, Posttraumatic stress
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