Navigation Links
Study shows that problem-solving training helps mothers cope with child's cancer diagnosis
Date:2/12/2013

A multi-site clinical trial including the University of Colorado Cancer Center shows that the benefit of Bright IDEAS problem-solving skills training goes beyond teaching parents to navigate the complex medical, educational, and other systems that accompany a child's diagnosis of cancer the training also leads to durable reduction in mothers' levels of anxiety and symptoms of posttraumatic stress, and improves overall coping with a child's illness. Results of the study were published online last week in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

"Earlier research shows that a mom is the keystone of a family. After a child's cancer diagnosis, if mom is stressed and not coping, you see the effects on the marriage and on siblings as well," says Diane Fairclough, DrPH, MSPH, CU Cancer Center investigator and director of the Analytics Core at the Colorado Health Outcomes Center.

Support the mother and you support the family, including the ill child.

A previous clinical trial had shown the effectiveness of the Bright IDEAS problem-solving skills training, and the current study hoped to disentangle the benefits of the training from the simple, potentially powerful effect of a mother's interaction with a compassionate listener. Was it Bright IDEAS specifically or the byproducts of compassion and understanding once a week for eight weeks that led to mothers' gains?

The results of this multi-site, 309-mother study are interesting: immediately after Bright IDEAS training, mothers showed the same gains as with another intervention called nondirective support, which is effectively compassionate listening. But three months later, the gains from Bright IDEAS remained, while the gains from an understanding ear evaporated. In fact, at the three-month mark, the benefits from problem-solving skills training were growing not only were mothers more adept problem-solvers, but this increased ability transferred to ever-more gains in mood, decreased
'/>"/>

Contact: Garth Sundem
garth.sundem@ucdenver.edu
University of Colorado Denver
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Study Suggests Vaccine May Help Kids With Brain Cancer
2. Study reveals how cancer drug causes diabetic-like state
3. Coffee Drinking in Pregnancy Wont Lead to Sleepless Baby: Study
4. Lower GI problems plague many with rheumatoid arthritis, Mayo Clinic study finds
5. Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study
6. No Added Cancer Risk From Hip Replacement Materials: Study
7. Reported Decline in U.S. Pneumonia Deaths May Be False: Study
8. Early Study Finds Some Promise for Lung Cancer Vaccine
9. Narcissists Often Ace Job Interviews, Study Finds
10. Sexual objectification of female artists in music videos exists regardless of race, MU study finds
11. Soy may alleviate hot flashes in menopause, large-scale study finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/30/2015)... 30, 2015 AVT, the world leader ... is joining forces with leading proofing solutions provider Global ... worldwide printing market. , Under the agreement, ... engine for its offline inspection solutions, which are customized ... and its varying production workflow setups and printing applications. ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 ... procedure to lighten or stop periods, without the ... This procedure can reduce or stop menstrual bleeding and ... the uterus (the part that causes the bleeding), with ... million women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding. Many ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... 2015 Boston Scientific Corp. has ... and compensatory damages to a transvaginal mesh lawsuit ... following implantation of the company’s Pinnacle and Advantage ... May 28th in Delaware Superior Court, the plaintiff ... the jury found that the implants were defectively ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... Minnesota (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 ... acquired the Disability Income Associate (DIA) designation to ... The DIA designation is designed for insurance advisors, ... to further their knowledge and expertise associated with ... Earning the DIA designation is only the latest ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 Wixom, Michigan: Proof. Pest ... services, has added a new twist to its robust line ... organic services are used for general pest management. ... Allan Draper, proof.’s Wixom Branch Manager. “The average person cringes ... pride in dealing with problems that most people don’t even ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AVT and Global Vision Collaborate to Offer Cutting-edge Offline Inspection Solutions for Printing Industry 2Health News:AVT and Global Vision Collaborate to Offer Cutting-edge Offline Inspection Solutions for Printing Industry 3Health News:Women's Excellence Now Provides NovaSure Treatment 2Health News:Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Trial Ends With $100 Million Verdict 2Health News:Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Trial Ends With $100 Million Verdict 3Health News:Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Trial Ends With $100 Million Verdict 4Health News:Secura Consultants Expands Disability Insurance Expertise 2Health News:Proof. Pest Control-Now Offering 100% Organic Pest Control in Southeast Michigan 2
... male babies born in the U.S. is dropping. And environmental factors ... pattern//, says a new study. ,Researchers have found that ... three decades. The decline is equivalent to 135,000 fewer white males ... is confined to whites only. ,In Japan too ...
... just 798 girls per 1,000 males in the 0-6 age ... Art of Living Foundation//, to tackle the practice of female ... Sanjivni Yatra - by the Foundation in collaboration with the ... Thursday concluded a statewide campaign to make people aware of ...
... struggle with the heartache of infertility. Now there is the ... mutation in a gene that causes male infertility in mice. ... that leads specifically to infertility in a mammal has been ... mutations in the DNA of infertile men. ,Up ...
... international found that doctors do a good job of ... even before laboratory tests confirm// the diagnosis. The study ... ,“There has always been a concern that patients may ... attack symptoms before laboratory tests are able to confirm ...
... enrolling schools in the fight against obesity has started delivering ... ,A pilot program was started in one of the ... encourage healthy eating habits among school children. ... participating in this three year old program called ‘Healthy School.’ ...
... the ‘gateway to navigate the NHS services’, UK ‘s ... give patients// the choice to select their hospital and doctor, as ... ,Says Hewitt: “We are determined to put patients at the heart ... information about health services is a crucial part of that. “Patients ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Male Child Birth Dropping in US and Japan 2Health News:Discovery in Male Mice Gives Hope in Providing Clues to Find Infertility in Men 2Health News:Discovery in Male Mice Gives Hope in Providing Clues to Find Infertility in Men 3Health News:Doctors Treat Early Heart Attacks Before Labs Could Confirmation It 2Health News:Doctors Treat Early Heart Attacks Before Labs Could Confirmation It 3Health News:Campaign Against Obesity Taken to Schools in US 2Health News:NHS Online- Promise Of ‘Choices’ To Patien 2
(Date:5/30/2015)... SPARTANBURG , Carolina del ... - Nueva colaboración para ampliar drásticamente el ... cáncer en los Estados Unidos   ... proporcionarán a los pacientes con cáncer apoyo de ... Research Network y Molecular Health han anunciado una ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... May 30, 2015  Eisai Inc. announced today the results ... eribulin met the study,s primary endpoint evaluating overall survival in ... two types of advanced soft tissue sarcoma. These data will ... the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in ... on Saturday, May 30, and also in an oral session ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Caris Life Sciences®, a ... of precision medicine, today announced the presentation of ... of Caris Molecular Intelligence®, the company,s panomic comprehensive ... that share histological features. In separate presentations at ... Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, Ill. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nueva colaboración para ampliar el acceso al ensayo clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en EEUU 2Nueva colaboración para ampliar el acceso al ensayo clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en EEUU 3Nueva colaboración para ampliar el acceso al ensayo clínico terapéutico para pacientes con cáncer en EEUU 4Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 2Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 3Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 4Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 5Phase 3 Trial Investigating Eribulin in Patients with Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcoma Demonstrated Improved Overall Survival 6Caris Molecular Intelligence Multi-Platform Tumor Profiling Facilitates Comparisons between Tumors that Share Histological Features 2Caris Molecular Intelligence Multi-Platform Tumor Profiling Facilitates Comparisons between Tumors that Share Histological Features 3Caris Molecular Intelligence Multi-Platform Tumor Profiling Facilitates Comparisons between Tumors that Share Histological Features 4Caris Molecular Intelligence Multi-Platform Tumor Profiling Facilitates Comparisons between Tumors that Share Histological Features 5Caris Molecular Intelligence Multi-Platform Tumor Profiling Facilitates Comparisons between Tumors that Share Histological Features 6
... 25, 2011 Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held emerging ... has joined the Company as Vice President of Quality. ... Operating Officer, Drs. Ben Machielse, Mr. Maines will be ...   Mr. Maines brings to the Company ...
... 2011 GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world,s leading ... 10 winners of its GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards. In ... organizations will receive $400,000 in grant funding for ... their communities. Three of the North ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Timothy J. Maines Joins Omthera Pharmaceuticals as Vice President of Quality 2GlaxoSmithKline to Grant $400,000 to Healthcare Nonprofits at Annual IMPACT Awards 2GlaxoSmithKline to Grant $400,000 to Healthcare Nonprofits at Annual IMPACT Awards 3
Nursing2006 Drug Handbook Entries include Alerts, dosage adjustments for specific populations, I.V. administration, off-label indications, adverse reactions, and more....
... Nurse's Pocket Drug Guide 2005 includes over ... data relating to their selection and administration. ... each drug includes key data featuring common ... nursing implications and patient education information. A ...
The mission of AHFS DI Essentials (American Hospital Formulary Service) is to provide an evidence-based foundation for safe and effective drug therapy....
Ident-A-Drug gives you quick accurate identification of oral tablets and capsules used in North America....
Medicine Products: