The social environment and the adaptation of mothers of physically handicapped children.

@article{Wallander1989TheSE,
  title={The social environment and the adaptation of mothers of physically handicapped children.},
  author={Jan Lance Wallander and James W Varni and L Babani and C B DeHaan and K T Wilcox and H T Banis},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={371-87}
}
Evaluated relationships between social environmental characteristics and adaptation in 50 mothers of congenitally physically handicapped 6- to 11-year-old children. Mothers reported on utilitarian resources, child adjustment, psychosocial family resources, service utilization, and three dimensions of adaptation. Analyses of the concurrent correlational design indicated significant proportions of the variance in mental and social functioning were explained by features of the social environment… CONTINUE READING

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