Previous research suggests that total body irradiation and brain irradiation can affect children’s intelligence as well as other cognitive abilities. Our clinical psychologist is able to assess the patient and to monitor his cognitive development. Follow up sessions will be offered if any impairment has been identified.
If your mood keeps deteriorating and you cannot get your mind off such worries, you may need help from family counsellors and/or a psychologist. You may need to engage in psychotherapy to alleviate your distress.
Flashbacks and frequent nightmares are part of the symptoms seen in post traumatic stress disorder. You may need help from a clinical psychologist for further assessment and treatment.
It is quite common for patients to have adjustment problems when they start school again. Parents can seek help from a psychologist who can provide cognitive and emotional assessment for the children as well as suitable follow-up services.