Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder in adult survivors of childhood cancer.

TitlePrevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder in adult survivors of childhood cancer.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsStuber, ML, Meeske KA, Krull KR, Leisenring W, Stratton K, Kazak AE, Huber M, Zebrack B, Uijtdehaage SH, Mertens AC, Robison LL, Zeltzer LK
JournalPediatrics
Volume125
Issue5
Paginatione1124-34
Date Published2010 May
ISSN1098-4275
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Case-Control Studies, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Disability Evaluation, Female, Humans, Infant, Life Change Events, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Neoplasms, Risk Factors, Socioeconomic Factors, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Survivors, United States, Young Adult
Abstract

This study compared the prevalence of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with functional impairment and/or clinical distress, among very long-term survivors of childhood cancer and a group of healthy siblings.

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.650
Alternate JournalPediatrics