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Parents with terminally ill children tend to hide emotional pain from their spouses

19:00 EST 15 Jan 2020 | AAAS

(Nanyang Technological University) A study led by NTU Singapore suggests that Asian parents with terminally ill children found tend to defer discussing their psychological pain with their spouses to protect them from emotional distress. Instead, they prefer to revealed the parents' preference to support each other in pragmatic and solution-oriented ways such as discussing treatment options, arranging care plans and sharing caregiving responsibilities.

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