ERIC Number: EJ616415
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Mothers and Fathers of Children with Down Syndrome: Parental Stress and Involvement in Childcare.
Roach, Mary A.; Orsmond, Gael I.; Barratt, Marguerite S.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v104 n5 p422-36 Sep 1999
Parental stress was examined in socioeconomically matched mothers and fathers of children with Down syndrome (n=41) and typical children (n=58). Parents of children with Down syndrome perceived more caregiving difficulties, child-related stress (distractibility, demanding or unacceptable behavior), and parent-related stress (incompetence, depression, health problems, role-restriction) than did parents of typical children. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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