Parents' reactions to the diagnosis of cerebral palsy: associations between resolution, age and severity of disability.

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BACKGROUND For parents, receiving a diagnosis, typically in early childhood, that their child has cerebral palsy may conjure up high distress and anxiety. Resolution of these initial reactions may help parents to focus on the challenges and needs of their children. AIMS of the study were to test whether parents of older children displayed resolution more… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2009.00951.x

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@article{Schuengel2009ParentsRT, title={Parents' reactions to the diagnosis of cerebral palsy: associations between resolution, age and severity of disability.}, author={Carlo Schuengel and Ingrid C. M. Rentinck and Joop Stolk and Jeanine M Voorman and Gerrit Loots and M Ketelaar and Jan Willem Gorter and Jules G. Becher}, journal={Child: care, health and development}, year={2009}, volume={35 5}, pages={673-80} }