Social Support and Personal Agency in At-Risk Mothers

@article{Rodrigo2011SocialSA,
  title={Social Support and Personal Agency in At-Risk Mothers},
  author={M. Rodrigo and S. Byrne},
  journal={Psychosocial Intervention},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={13-24}
}
This study investigated: a) mothers' use and satisfaction with informal and formal supports in at-risk psychosocial contexts, and b) the relationships between satisfaction with help and the mothers' per- ception of their role (personal agency). Self-report data about the use and satisfaction with sources of help, and levels of internal control, self-efficacy, couple agreement, role difficulty and motivation for change were obtained from 519 mothers referred by Social Services and 519 non… Expand

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