ERIC Number: EJ400750
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Aging Parents with Adult Mentally Retarded Children: Family Risk Factors and Sources of Support.
Seltzer, Marsha Mailick; Krauss, Marty Wyngaarden
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v94 n3 p303-12 Nov 1989
Predictors of 4 indices of well-being (physical health, life satisfaction, burden, and parenting stress) were examined among 203 aging mothers of mentally retarded adults living at home. Predictive variables examined include maternal characteristics, retarded adult's characteristics, family social climate, mother's social support network, and formal supports. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Note: Special Issue on Research on Families.