Outline The Causes Of Egocentrism And Cancer

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When at school, the lack of education of peers can lead to children suffering cancer are more likely to be mocked and deliberately ignored (research conducted by Chesler et al ), which research has shown can lead to serious psychological issues in the long-term (such as anxiety and depression). However, studies carried out in schools, are yet to operationalise certain behaviours as researches usually obtain their findings by relying on teachers report and may indicate elements of subjectivity and stereotypic theories on how children being treated for cancer could act. Research by Elkind in 1967 showed that egocentrism may develop at the stage of adolescence, meaning the patients do not admit their own susceptibility and are more willing to
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