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    Observational Study of Family Behaviors during the Terminal Palliative Phase

    Étude observationnelle des comportements familiaux durant la phase palliative terminale

    A. Van Lander, A. Bioy, V. Guastella

    Psycho-Oncologie, Vol.16, No.2, pp. 234-242, 2022, DOI:10.3166/pson-2022-0196

    Abstract Supporting those around a patient suffering from a serious, progressive, or terminal illness is a legal obligation (Law 99 Art. L.1er B) and requires professionals informed about specific mechanisms. Main objective: discover the family psycho-adaptive mechanisms during the terminal phase. Methods: The method is qualitative from a participant observation in a palliative care inpatient service between January 2016 and January 2020. Results: observation of 649 families reveal specific distresses, a relationship that is both caring and fusional, and a negative pact. family communication about dying is deleterious. Conclusion: it’s essential to adapt palliative care to the functioning of family, the… More >

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