Family adaptation when one member has a head injury.

@article{Baker1990FamilyAW,
  title={Family adaptation when one member has a head injury.},
  author={Jennifer E Baker},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={1990},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={232-7}
}
  • Jennifer E Baker
  • Published 1990 in
    The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
The Family Adaptation to Medical Stressors (FAMS) model was used to assist in understanding the family's adaptation when a dependent child suffers a head injury. Twenty-six families took part in the study. Fourteen families had a member with a severe head injury; twelve had a member with a mild head injury. Significant correlations were found between the presence of rules in the family which permit emotional expression and depression (r = -.52, p less than .05), assistance the parents felt was… CONTINUE READING

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