Social support and symptom distress in adolescents/young adults with cancer

Amy L. Corey, Joan E. Haase, Faouzi Azzouz, Patrick O. Monahan

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Abstract

The purpose of this secondary analysis was to describe the relationships of friend, family, and health care provider social support to pain, fatigue, depressed mood, and insomnia in adolescents and young adults with cancer using the Adolescent Resilience Model. Specific aims of the study were to describe the relationships of 3 separate sources of perceived support-friends, family, and health care providers to the symptom-related distress of pain, fatigue, depressed mood, and insomnia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-284
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2008

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Cancer
  • Social support
  • Symptom
  • Young adult

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Nursing(all)

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