A culturally sensitive perspective on pain in young children diagnosed with cancer

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<ul><li><p>204 Jaumal of Pain and S~rnp~~rn </p><p>Conesoutite adult patient8 disgnorod aa Psychogcnio pain disord,z (DSN ) w,te intcnirwcd to eliait -,,raronrl pain ohoractrrl&amp;.ior. Patbats with o~::d~~n rlro roportin&amp; pain symptom IMB identified. Tha dmmrlptioa or pain in tha par&amp;a anb ttsir childron VWJ oonparrdq The drWla Wm. O0mctea on PO itiorimtion shrot. feurotlo trDit8, how fho pBrruts h8ndlrd their Child8 pain and the parent61 roeponrr to their ohilds p~ia were 0180 0iicitOa. Thirty oit childron belonging to rrsontesn pain pPtiants six of there childron had rocuerent poia aompl5ints, s?omr two foumlor. All had haadaahe. bae of tbm ~hildmn had carpmod to 3 out of tkr 30 UOn-p8iB ahildren. Tbrrr m&amp;r childssn had </p><p>who aim rsposted hem </p><p>Q wry au they rmotod to th amilirs Wil#EQ a nuabes of I </p><p>beal and cognitive akills. mr eeption and rasponee to pain </p><p>psychu~ucial and spiritual life context, aa influenced by their parent6 and close Iemily necks. Health professionals dealing with pediatric pain need to undereland. appreciete and edopt where eppf;p;lf;te thm values, belief&amp;.. end life praBOticasul other then </p><p>. </p></li></ul>