Highly resilient coping entails better perceived health, high social support and low morning cortisol levels in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder.

@article{RuizRobledillo2014HighlyRC,
  title={Highly resilient coping entails better perceived health, high social support and low morning cortisol levels in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Nicol{\'a}s Ruiz-Robledillo and Sara de Andr{\'e}s-Garc{\'i}a and Josefa P{\'e}rez-Blasco and Esperanza Gonz{\'a}lez-Bono and Lu{\'i}s Moya-Albiol},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          686-95
        }
}
The negative consequences of caring for people with developmental disabilities have been widely described. However, the ability to bounce back from the stress derived from care situations has been less studied. Those caregivers who have shown this ability are considered as resilient. This study aims to evaluate the relationship between resilience and self-reported health and cortisol awakening response (CAR) in a sample of caregivers of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It also aims… CONTINUE READING
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