Predictors of psychological morbidity in parents of children with intellectual disabilities.

@article{Gallagher2008PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of psychological morbidity in parents of children with intellectual disabilities.},
  author={Stephen Gallagher and Anna C Phillips and Christopher Oliver and Douglas Carroll},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1129-36}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined predictors of excess psychological morbidity in parents of children with intellectual disabilities. METHODS Thirty-two parents of children with intellectual disabilities and 29 parents of typically developing children completed the Hospital Depression and Anxiety Scale, and measures of social support, child problem behaviors, sleep quality, and perceived caregiver burden. RESULTS Parents of children with intellectual disabilities registered high depression and… CONTINUE READING