Published in Blood Weekly, August 18th, 1997
These same sibling-donors report more anxiety and lower self-esteem than do non-donor siblings of transplant patients. And, the researchers note, both donor and non-donor children sometimes experience post-traumatic stress after their siblings receive the transplant.
Wendy L. Packman, J.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA, and the University of California at San Francisco, studied 44 siblings of children who survived bone marrow...
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