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Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer


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18 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
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Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer

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Trial Information

Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer


Inclusion Criteria:



- Loss of a child to cancer between 6 months and 6 years ago

- Loss of a child between the ages of 6 months and 25 years

- Biological or adoptive parent or stepparent

- Parent must be age 18 or over

- In the judgment of investigators/consenting professionals able to comprehend English
to complete study assessments

- To be eligible for the qualitative interview, participants more score of 19 or less
(< 19)or 34 or greater (> 34) on the PG-13 to qualify

Exclusion Criteria:

- Significant psychiatric disturbance sufficient, in the investigator's judgment, to
preclude completion of the assessment measures, interview or informed consent.

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Outcome Measure:

Identify the unique qualitative themes related to finding meaning among parents who lost a child to cancer to inform development of a conceptually sound meaning-centered grief intervention.

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Wendy Lichtenthal, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

09-107

NCT ID:

NCT00968500

Start Date:

August 2009

Completion Date:

August 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer
  • Grief
  • bereavement
  • questionnaires
  • 09-107

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Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021
NCI Clinical CenterBethesda, Maryland