Brief report: parental burden and grief one year after the birth of a child with a congenital anomaly.

@article{Hunfeld1999BriefRP,
  title={Brief report: parental burden and grief one year after the birth of a child with a congenital anomaly.},
  author={Joke Aurelia Maria Hunfeld and A Tempels and Jan Passchier and Frans W. J. Hazebroek and D Tibboel},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={515-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess parental burden and grief one year after having a child with a congenital anomaly. METHOD Twenty-five couples completed the Impact on Family Scale (IFS) and 22 couples answered the Perinatal Grief Scale (PGS). In addition, 27 mothers completed the Functional Health Status Scale (FSII-R). RESULTS Mothers and fathers showed no significant differences in overall burden (IFS) and grief (PGS). Regarding the subscales, mothers reported significantly more personal strain… CONTINUE READING

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