ERIC Number: EJ657374
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Stress Profile of Peruvian Parents Caring for Children with Autism.
Bhagwanji, Yash; Suarez-Sousa, Ximena
Journal of International Special Needs Education, v5 p19-29 2002
A study involving 77 Peruvian parents of children with autism and 77 parents of typical children found that parents of children with autism reported significantly higher stress levels related to the cognitive impairment of their children and life-span care. They also showed significantly higher overall stress levels than controls. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Autism, Children, Cognitive Ability, Coping, Foreign Countries, Long Range Planning, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Stress Management, Stress Variables
The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22190.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Peru