Title: Coping and Well-Being in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
year: 2015
Journal: J Autism Dev Disord
Volume: 45
Issue: 8
Pages: 2582-93
Epubdate: 25/03/2015
date: Aug
Alternate Journal: Journal of autism and developmental disorders
ISSN: 0162-3257
DOI: 10.1007/s10803-015-2430-9
Accession Number: 25800867
Abstract: This study examined psychological well-being and coping in parents of children with ASD and parents of typically developing children. 73 parents of children with ASD and 63 parents of typically developing children completed a survey. Parents of children with ASD reported significantly more parenting stress symptoms (i.e., negative parental self-views, lower satisfaction with parent-child bond, and experiences of difficult child behaviors), more depression symptoms, and more frequent use of Active Avoidance coping, than parents of typically developing children. Parents of children with ASD did not differ significantly in psychological well-being and coping when compared as according to child's diagnosis. Study results reinforced the importance of addressing well-being and coping needs of parents of children with ASD.
Notes: 1573-3432
URL: http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/218/art%253A10.1007%252Fs10803-015-2430-9.pdf?originUrl=http%3A%2F%2Flink.springer.com%2Farticle%2F10.1007%2Fs10803-015-2430-9&token2=exp=1465290145~acl=%2Fstatic%2Fpdf%2F218%2Fart%25253A10.1007%25252Fs10803-015-2430-9.pdf%3ForiginUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Flink.springer.com%252Farticle%252F10.1007%252Fs10803-015-2430-9*~hmac=287b179865f04830d7503136103e8a8407658b962d3ea720b2b71b7c5b452e24
URI: https://open-access.imh.com.sg/handle/123456789/4782
Authors Address: Department of Psychology, James Cook University Singapore, 149 Sims Drive, Singapore, 387380, Singapore, weiwei.lai@my.jcu.edu.au.
Database Provider: Nlm
language: eng
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