Supporting parents of youths with intellectual disabilities and psychopathology.

  title={Supporting parents of youths with intellectual disabilities and psychopathology.},
  author={Jolanda C. H. Douma and M. A. C. Dekker and Hans M Koot},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  volume={50 Pt 8},
BACKGROUND Parents of children and adolescents with both intellectual disabilities (ID) and psychopathology often experience high levels of parenting stress. To support these parents, information is required regarding the types of support they need and whether their needs are met. METHOD In a sample of 745 youths (aged 10-24 years) with moderate to borderline ID, 289 parents perceived emotional and/or behavioural problems in their child. They were asked about their needs for support and… CONTINUE READING

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