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Title: Experiences with a psychosocial screening instrument (S‐FIRST) to identify the psychosocial support needs of parents of children suffering from cancer
Authors : Haunberger, Sigrid
Rüegger, Cornelia
Baumgartner, Edgar
Published in : Psycho-oncology
Volume(Issue) : 28
Issue : 5
Pages : 1025
Pages to: 1032
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Wiley
Issue Date: 2019
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : ROC curve; Case history; Clinical social work; Psychosocial counseling; Screening instrument; Social diagnosis
Subject (DDC) : 150: Psychology
616: Internal medicine and diseases
Abstract: A large proportion of families with a child suffering from cancer are heavily burdened, both psychologically and socially functions, thus requiring treatment. Therefore, a systematic assessment of burden and needs is essential to identify clients with a high psychosocial burden and to allow for accurate decision making regarding indications for treatment. There is a great need for the development and validation of screening instruments in psychosocial counseling.
Further description : This is the peer reviewed version which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions.
Departement: Social Work
Organisational Unit: Institute of Management and Social Policy (ISM)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-3252
ISSN: 1057-9249
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