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Psychological adaptation to cancer in youth: An investigation into the mechanisms of psychopathology and resilience

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Cancer diagnosis and treatment are a stressful experience for a patient of any age. However, compared to younger children or adults, adolescents and young adults (AYA) are a distinct group of patients with unique challenges due to their developmental period. Literature suggests that up to a third of AYA patients may be at risk for developing psychopathology. While there is an increasing interest in studying psychosocial outcomes in AYAs, little is understood about the mechanisms of psycho...

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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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0000-0001-5463-1711
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Scholarship for Slovenians studying abroad
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2021-05-18

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