Evaluation of the TSL® program for parents of children with cancer

Kwonho Choi, Jae Yop Kim

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Abstract

Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effects of the Thank you–Sorry–Love (TSL®) program on posttraumatic growth (PTG) and cortisol level in parents of children with cancer. Methods: A total of 15 mothers of children with cancer were randomly assigned to the experimental group (n = 7) with the TSL intervention or a control group (n = 8) without any intervention. PTG and cortisol level were checked 3 times at the pretest, posttest, and 10-week follow-up. Results: PTG scores were significantly different between the two groups at the posttest and the follow-up test. Cortisol level was only significantly different between the two groups at the posttest. Conclusions: The TSL program may be a possible intervention for parents of children with cancer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-153
Number of pages8
JournalResearch on Social Work Practice
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Feb 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Psychology(all)

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