An expanded Transactional Stress and Coping Model for siblings of children with sickle cell disease: family functioning and sibling coping, self-efficacy and perceived social support.

@article{Gold2008AnET,
  title={An expanded Transactional Stress and Coping Model for siblings of children with sickle cell disease: family functioning and sibling coping, self-efficacy and perceived social support.},
  author={Jeffrey I. Gold and Marsha Treadwell and Lina Weissman and Elliott Vichinsky},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={491-502}
}
AIM To investigate the application of an expanded Transactional Stress and Coping Model for the psychological adjustment of non-chronically ill, African-American siblings of children with sickle cell disease (SCD). METHODS Ninety-seven siblings (M = 11.24 years) from 65 families who care for a child with SCD participated. Primary caregivers completed the Coping Health Inventory for Parents, the Family Relations Scale and the Child Behaviour Checklist, while siblings completed the Kidcope, the… CONTINUE READING