Under common circumstances, adolescent age is the period of a young person having to cope with many life problems (resolving issues if personal maturity which increases, respect decreases self‐confidence, changing quality of interests, etc.) We can claim that adolescent age itself involves existential character. If this process involves a serious disease, the situation is really demanding. The aim of the chapter is to describe the process of seeking their own identity in the situation of coping with occurrence of an oncologic disease.
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