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ERIC Number: EJ299603
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Sequential Stages of Parental Adjustment to the Birth of a Child with Handicaps: Fact or Artifact?
Blacher, Jan
Mental Retardation, v22 n2 p55-68 Apr 1984
The paper reviews and critiques literature on adjustment stages presumably experienced by parents of children with mental retardation. Questions are raised regarding the methodological and practical issues of stages of research and the derivation of the stages themselves. An alternative approach to the study of parental adjustment is discussed. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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