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Human Studies

2021 Jan 23

J Pediatr Psychol

Parental Psychosocial Distress in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease and Chronic Pain.


Sil S, Woodward KE, Johnson YL, Dampier C, Cohen LL
J Pediatr Psychol. 2021 Jan 23.
PMID: 33484135.


Pediatric sickle cell disease (SCD) management can result in considerable caregiver distress. Parents of youth with chronic SCD pain may face the additional challenge of managing children's chronic pain and chronic illness. This study examined associations between parent psychological distress and child functioning and the moderating role of chronic pain among youth with SCD.