The perceived burden of children.


The authors examine whether mothers vary in the degree to which they perceive their children as burdensome, and whether this variation explains why past research on the effect of children on mother's psychological distress often finds insignificant or inconsistent effects: mothers who feel their children are a burden may have high distress levels compared… (More)


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@article{Goldsteen1989ThePB, title={The perceived burden of children.}, author={Karen Goldsteen and Catherine E. Ross}, journal={Journal of family issues}, year={1989}, volume={10 4}, pages={504-26} }