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ERIC Number: EJ616423
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Differences in Coping Effectiveness and Well-Being among Aging Mothers and Fathers of Adults with Mental Retardation.
Essex, Elizabeth Lehr; Seltzer, Marsha Mailick; Krauss, Marty Wyngaarden
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v104 n6 p545-63 Nov 1999
A study examined stress and coping processes among 133 married mothers and fathers of adults with mental retardation. Mothers used significantly more problem-focused coping strategies. Unlike fathers, mothers' use of problem-focused coping strategies and lower use of emotion-focused coping buffered the impact of caregiving stress on their psychological well-being. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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