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MATOS AGUILA, Dayanys  and  MERCERON FIGUEROLA, Yolanda. Strengthening of the resilience capacity in relatives of children with cancer by means of a psychosocial intervention program. MEDISAN [online]. 2017, vol.21, n.3, pp.361-370. ISSN 1029-3019.

A proposal of psychological intervention was designed, from April to October, 2016, aimed at developing the resilience capacity in relatives of children with cancer, admitted to the Oncohematology Regional Service of "Dr. Antonio María Béguez Cesar" Southern Children Teaching Hospital, in Santiago de Cuba, through 9 group sessions, for which the qualitative methodology and the investigation-action method were used; also, the theoretic indicators of the family resilience development and their indexes of valuation were analyzed. This proposal will help the family to face this reality and to achieve an appropriate performance

Keywords : children; cancer; psychosocial intervention; family resilience; secondary health care.

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