ERIC Number: EJ291591
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Influence of Selected Child Characteristics on Stress in Families of Handicapped Infants.
Beckman, Paula J.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v88 n2 p150-56 Sep 1983
Interviews with parents of 31 handicapped infants revealed that the child's responsiveness, temperament, repetitive behavior patterns, and demands for additional/unusual caregiving were related to stress reported by mothers. Child's rate of progress was not related. Single mothers reported more stress than mothers in two-parent homes. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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