Psychological Overview of Children with Cancer: Systematic Review


  • Lina Dewi Anggraeni STIK Sint Carolus, Jakarta, 10440 Indonesia
  • Deni Lusiana STIKes Panti Rapih, Yogyakarta, 55281, Indonesia


Background: Children with cancer will experience changes in their lives that will have an impact on many aspects, one of which is psychological changes among these children. Objectives: To find out about the psychology of children with cancer. Methods: This systematic review search used Science Direct, PubMed, Clarivate, EBSCO, SpringerLink, Scopus, Sage, Wiley, and Cambridge Core database sources. Result: About 15 articles that describe the psychology of children with cancer, both positively and negatively. Conclusion: Considering cancer impacts children's psychology, nurses should be able to recognize psychological changes in children.


Children, Cancer, Psychological


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Lina Dewi Anggraeni, & Deni Lusiana. (2022). Psychological Overview of Children with Cancer: Systematic Review. The Malaysian Journal of Nursing (MJN), 13(4). Retrieved from