Published in Hospital Business Week, November 21st, 2004
In studying a group of 150 families, researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that participants had significantly fewer symptoms of post-traumatic stress after a 1-day treatment program, compared to a control group who did not receive the treatment. Each family included an adolescent who had completed cancer treatment an average of 5 years previously.
The study, in the Journal of Family Psychology, is the first reported large randomized clinical...
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