parenting stress, family functioning, child functioning, children with disabilities, prediction
Parenting stress is an important variable to consider in families with children with disabilities. This study evaluated 880 such families, using measures of child and family functioning. Results suggest that factors such as income, time available for interaction with the child, and social support predict parenting stress much better than do aspects of child functioning.
Original Publication Citation
Smith, T. B., Oliver, M. N. I., & Innocenti, M. S. (2001). Parenting stress in families with children with disabilities. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 71, 257-261.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Smith, Timothy B.; Oliver, Matthew N. I.; and Innocenti, Mark S., "Parenting Stress in Families with Children with Disabilities" (2001). All Faculty Publications. 1997.
American Orthopsychiatric Association, Inc. ; Educational Publishing Foundation; Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
David O. McKay School of Education
Counseling Psychology and Special Education
@ 2001 American Orthopsychiatric Association, Inc. The final published version can be found at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0002-9422.214.171.1247
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