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Japanese parents' perception of disclosing the diagnosis of cancer to their children.

Abstract:

In Japan, the practice of disclosing the diagnosis of cancer to young people varies between hospitals. Some hospitals respect parent's wishes and do not to tell young people about their diagnoses whereas others encourage parents to adopt their policy of informing patients. Unfortunately, there is no research about parents' adjustment to either course of action. This study examines parents' perspectives regarding this decision. Parents (55) and grand-parents (3) were interviewed about their ex...

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Publisher copy:
10.1177/1359104512470599

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Watanabe, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
de Abreu, G More by this author
Journal:
Clinical child psychology and psychiatry
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
125-138
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1461-7021
ISSN:
1359-1045
URN:
uuid:31591a72-a681-4ff5-95bf-10f31f601375
Source identifiers:
374249
Local pid:
pubs:374249

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