ERIC Number: EJ616418
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Puerto Rican Families Caring for an Adult with Mental Retardation: Role of Familism.
Magana, Sandra M.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v104 n5 p466-82 Sep 1999
A study involving 72 Puerto Rican mothers with children with mental retardation living at home found better maternal well-being was predicted by larger social support networks, greater satisfaction with social support, and more minor children living in the household. Mothers faced many socioeconomic challenges and were in poor health. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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