volume 24, issue 1, P44-58 2000
DOI: 10.1080/016502500383467
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Abstract: Most clinical studies addressing sequelae in children with leukaemia are not theory-driven. Nonetheless, the role of different mediating biological (e.g. cranial irradiation, chemotherapy) and psychosocial variables (e.g. family functioning) has been empirically acknowledged. In these studies, a cause-effect relationship between biological variables and cognitive deficits, sometimes complex due to multiple agents, has been hypothesised. As for the psychosocial consequences, adaptation to the cancer-related st…

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