Measuring parental grief after childhood cancer: potential use of the SCL-90R.


Journal Article

To contribute to a better understanding of the utility of the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90R; L. Derogatis, 1983) with bereaved samples, an exploratory factor analysis was conducted on SCL-90R responses of 97 parents 2 years after the death of their child from cancer. The factor analysis revealed one significant factor that accounted for 30% of the variance in this administration. This factor included many items that reflected the theme of somatic complaints.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gilliss, CL; Moore, IM; Martinson, IM

Published Date

  • May 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 277 - 287

PubMed ID

  • 10169695

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10169695

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1091-7683

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0748-1187

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/074811897201976


  • eng