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Vandesande, Sien; Bosmans, Guy; Schuengel, Carlo; Maes, Bea – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The hallmark of attachment is that contact, proximity and relief from stress are sought from specific individuals, laying important groundwork for healthy socioemotional functioning. This study investigated the extent to which differentiated attachment behaviour can be observed in young children with significant developmental delay…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Developmental Delays, Young Children, Parent Child Relationship
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Kpobi, Lily; Swartz, Leslie – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The use of traditional/alternative medicine for health care in Africa has been examined for various conditions. However, there is limited research about traditional/alternative health care for intellectual disability. The present authors explored the explanatory models (EMs) of intellectual disability held by traditional/faith healers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Services, Intellectual Disability, Beliefs
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Rodrigues, Stephania A.; Fontanella, Bruno J. B.; Avó, Lucimar R. S.; Germano, Carla M. R.; Melo, Débora G. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: This study investigated the psychocultural perspectives concerning family quality of life among Brazilian families with children who have severe or profound intellectual disability. Methods: Individual in-depth semi-structured interviews conducted with 15 mothers, selected by convenience, were analysed using a categorical thematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality of Life, Severe Intellectual Disability, Family Environment
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You, Sukkyung; Lee, Yunoug; Kwon, Minkyung – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: With growing interest in parenting stress among mothers of children with disabilities, the current study examined the multidimensional aspects of parenting stress and their impact on life satisfaction among Korean mothers of children with disabilities. Based on the suggestions of prior findings concerning the potential role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stress Variables, Mothers, Children