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Parenting stress in mothers and fathers of a child with a hemiparesis: sources of stress, intervening factors and long-term expressions of stress

Butcher, Phillipa; Wind, T; Bouma, Anke


Background: In a substantial minority of children with a hemiparesis, motor impairments are accompanied by behavioural problems. This combination confronts parents with several persistent, frequently intense, sources of stress. At the same time, it is likely to reduce the effectiveness of psychosocial resources, such as feelings of competence, which would normally buffer the impact of the stressors. Aim: To investigate the association between motor and behavioural problems in children with a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Child: Care, Health and Development
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2008.00842.x


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