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Caregiver Mental Health, Parenting Practices, and Perceptions of Child Attachment in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Teague, Samantha; Newman, Louise; Tonge, Bruce; Gray, Kylie; Salvador-Carulla, Luis


This paper investigates the role of caregiver mental health and parenting practices as predictors of attachment in children with intellectual disability/developmental delay, comparing between children with ASD (n = 29) and children with other developmental disabilities (n = 20). Parents reported that children with ASD had high levels of anxiety and stress, and attachment insecurity in children (less closeness and more conflict in attachment relationships, and more inhibited attachment...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
DOI: 10.1007/s10803-018-3517-x


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