ERIC Number: EJ429961
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Families of Young Children with Handicaps: Parental Stress and Family Functioning.
Dyson, Lily L.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v95 n6 p623-29 May 1991
Parental stress and family dysfunction were examined in 55 families with and 55 families without young children with developmental disabilities. Although families of disabled children showed higher levels of stress, they were only minimally different from control families in their family functioning, indicating high degrees of resiliency. (Author/PB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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