ERIC Number: EJ553883
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Building a Model of Family Caregiving for Children with Emotional Disorders.
McDonald, Thomas P.; Gregoire, Thomas K.; Poertner, John; Early, Theresa J.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v5 n3 p138-48 Fall 1997
Describes findings from an empirical test of the Family Caregiving Model that involved the primary caregivers for 259 children (ages 4-12) with emotional disturbances. Results indicate the importance of the child's external problem behaviors and the family's socioeconomic status and coping strategies as determinants of caregiver stress. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Series: Family-Centered Mental Health Services Research.