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Communication with children and adolescents about the diagnosis of a life-threatening condition in their parent

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Many adults diagnosed with a life-threatening condition have children living at home; they and their partners face the dual challenge of coping with the diagnosis while trying to maintain a parenting role. Parents are often uncertain about how, when, and what to tell their children about the condition, and are fearful of the effect on their family. There is evidence that children are often aware that something is seriously wrong and want honest information. Health-care professionals have a ke...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s0140-6736(18)33202-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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ORCID:
0000-0002-6496-4859
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
393
Issue:
10176
Pages:
1164-1176
Publication date:
2019-03-14
Acceptance date:
2018-12-06
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pmid:
30894272
Source identifiers:
984029
Language:
English
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pubs:984029
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2019-04-30

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