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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Leeat Granek


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Leeat Granek
First Name: Leeat

Last Name: Granek

Position Title: Assistant Professor at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences

Job Responsibilities: Research & Teaching

Education/Training: Psychology

About Me/My interests: My research is in the area of grief and loss, mental health, and psycho-oncology

Training Opportunities: Yes

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Topics of Interest for Collaboration: Psychology of Health and Illness; Psychosocial Determinants of Women’s Health; Psycho-oncology; Grief, Mourning, Death and Dying; Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders and Practice

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

Granek, L., Rosenberg-Yunger., Dix, D., Klaassen, R., Sung, L., Cairney, J., Klassen, A.F. (In Press). Caregiving, Single Parents and Cumulative Stresses When Caring for A Child With Cancer. Child: Care, Health & Development.

*Granek, L., *Barrera, M., Shaheed, J., Nicholas, D., Beaune, L., D’Agostino, N.M., Bouffet, E., Antle, B. (In Press). Trajectory of Parental Hope when a Child has Difficult to Treat Cancer: A Prospective Qualitative Study. Psycho-Oncology.

*Barrera, M., *Granek, L., Shaheed, J., Nicholas, D., Beaune, L., D’Agostino, N.M., Bouffet, E., Antle, B. (2013). The Tenacity and Tenuousness of Hope: Parental Experiences of Hope When Their Child Has a Poor Cancer Prognosis. Cancer Nursing. 36(5):408-16. doi: 10.1097/NCC.0b013e318291ba7d.

Granek, L., Krzyzanowska, M. Tozer, R., & Mazzotta, P. (2013). Oncologists Strategies and Barriers to Effective Communication About End of Life. Journal of Oncology Practise. Jul 1;9(4):e129-35.

Granek, L., Nathan, P., Rosenberg-Yunger, D’Agastino, Amin, L., Barr, R., Greenberg, M., Hodgson, D., Boydell, K., & Klassen, A. (2013). Psychological factors impacting transition from pediatric to adult care by childhood cancer survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 6, 3, 260-269, DOI: 10.1007/s11764-012-0223-0



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