Cochlear implants in children: a study of parental stress and adjustment.

  title={Cochlear implants in children: a study of parental stress and adjustment.},
  author={Alexandra L. Quittner and J T Steck and Rozen Rouiller},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  volume={12 Suppl},
A contextual model of stress was employed to examine the impact of cochlear implantation on parents' levels of stress and psychological adjustment. This model provided a framework for identifying stressors tied directly to the situation, and pointed to important life roles that may be altered. Twenty-four mothers of children implanted with cochlear implants completed a series of questionnaires assessing stressors related to daily parenting tasks, time demands, and childhood deafness… CONTINUE READING


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