Psychosocial effects of loneliness on the parents of health migrants: Stress and anger within

Luisa M. Massimo, Daniela Caprino

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Abstract

A great deal of the immigrant parents of very sick children who aretreated in our country are unable toelaborate an effective coping strategyand a methodology of resilience. Their cultural background, as well as thedifficulties related to communication are barriers towards building astrong system of self-help. Herein, we report six stories of mothers andchildren who were assisted at our Children's Hospital.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLoneliness: Psychosocial Risk Factors, Prevalence and Impacts on Physical and Emotional Health
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages159-170
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781634826648, 9781634826402
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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    Massimo, L. M., & Caprino, D. (2015). Psychosocial effects of loneliness on the parents of health migrants: Stress and anger within. In Loneliness: Psychosocial Risk Factors, Prevalence and Impacts on Physical and Emotional Health (pp. 159-170). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..