Chronic sorrow in mothers of adult children with cerebral palsy: An exploratory study

@inproceedings{Masterson2010ChronicSI,
  title={Chronic sorrow in mothers of adult children with cerebral palsy: An exploratory study},
  author={Marilyn K. Masterson},
  year={2010}
}
Chronic sorrow has been defined as a permanent and reoccurring experience of pervasive sadness and loss which underlies the life experience and which recurs over time for the parent of a child with developmental, medical, or behavior issues that prevent him from participating in society in a way previously anticipated by parents. The functional question asked of the mothers was: “Some parents have described a sadness that can occur when they think about their child with a disability. Parents… CONTINUE READING

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