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ERIC Number: EJ642331
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1024-5375
Personality Characteristics of Greek Mothers of Children with Special Needs Who Are Involved in Special Needs Support Centres.
Makri-Botsari, Evi; Polychroni, Fotini; Megari, Evi
Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, v6 n2 p113-40 2001
Investigated the personality traits of Greek mothers of children with special needs, examining whether participation in parent support groups and sharing the care of the child with others would affect self-esteem, coping, and depression. Overall, mothers who received social support and help with care of the child had increased self-esteem, decreased depression, and more positive coping strategies. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece