Mothers and fathers of children with Down syndrome: parental stress and involvement in childcare.

@article{Roach1999MothersAF,
  title={Mothers and fathers of children with Down syndrome: parental stress and involvement in childcare.},
  author={Mary A. Roach and Gael I. Orsmond and Moira Barratt},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={1999},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={422-36}
}
Parental stress was examined in socioeconomically matched samples of mothers and fathers of children with Down syndrome and typically developing children. Parents of children with Down syndrome perceived more caregiving difficulties, child-related stress (distractibility, demandingness, unacceptability), and parent-related stress (incompetence, depression, health problems, role-restriction) than did parents of typically developing children. For the combined groups of parents, mothers' stress… CONTINUE READING

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