ERIC Number: EJ612986
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Reasons for Living in Parents of Developmentally Delayed Children.
Ellis, Jon B.; Hirsch, Jameson K.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v21 n4 p323-27 Jul-Aug 2000
Parents of 49 children with developmental disabilities ranging from mild to severe completed the Reasons for Living Inventory. No significant differences were found between men and women or between individuals in one-parent versus two-parent households. Results suggested that the experience of having a disabled child may help to strengthen adaptive characteristics and, possibly, reduce the risk of suicide. (Contains ten references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Reasons for Living Inventory