Mental Retardation

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Cameron, S. J., & Orr, R. (1989). Stress in families of school-aged children with delayed mental development. Canadian Journal of Rehabilitation, 2(3), 137-144.

Camfield, C., Breau, L., & Camfield, P. (2001). Impact of pediatric epilepsy on the family: a new scale for clinical and research use. Epilepsia, 42(1), 104-12.

Chadwick, O., Beecham, J., Piroth, N., Bernard, S., Taylor, E. (2002). Respite care for children with severe intellectual disability and their families: Who needs it? Who receives it? Child & Adolescent Mental Health. 7(2), 66-72.

Feldman, M. A., Leger, M., & Walton-Allen, N. (1997). Stress in mothers with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 6(4), 471-485.

Feldman, M. A., & Waltonallen, N. (1997). Effects of Maternal Mental-Retardation and Poverty on Intellectual, Academic, and Behavioral Status of School-Age-Children. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 101(4), 352-364.

Golombok, S., Cook, R., Bish, A., & Murray, C. (1993). Quality of Parenting in Families Created by the New Reproductive Technologies - A Brief Report of Preliminary Findings. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 14(S), 17-22.

Gosch, A. (2001). Maternal stress among mothers of children with Williams-Beuren Syndrome, Down syndrome and mental retardation of nonsyndromal etiology in comparison to mothers of nondisabled children. Zeitschrift Fuer Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie. Vol 29(4), 285-295.

Huang, W., Rubin, S. E., & Zhang, F. (1998). Correlates of stress level in Chinese mothers of a child with mental retardation. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 21(2), 237-40.

Kasari, C., & Sigman, M. (1997). Linking Parental Perceptions to Interactions in Young-Children with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 27(1), 39-57.

Kobe, F. H., & Hammer, D. (1994). Parenting stress and depression in children with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 15(3), 209-21.

Krauss, M. W. (1993). Child-Related and Parenting Stress - Similarities and Differences Between Mothers and Fathers of Children with Disabilities. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97(4), 393-404.

LaFiosca, T., & Loyd, B. H. (1986). Defensiveness and the assessment of parental stress and anxiety. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 15(3), 254-259.

Mrazek, D. A., Mrazek, P., & Klinnert, M. (1995). Clinical-Assessment of Parenting. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 34(3), 272-282.

Msall, M. E., Rogers, B. T., Ripstein, H., Lyon, N., & Wilczenski, F. (1997). Measurements of Functional Outcomes in Children with Cerebral-Palsy. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 3(2), 194-203.

Orr, R. R., Cameron, S. J., Dobson, L. A., & Day, D. M. (1993). Age-related changes in stress experienced by families with a child who has developmental delays. Mental Retardation, 31(3), 171-6.

Sarimski, K. (1995). Psychological aspects of the Prader-Willi syndrome: Results of a survey of parents by mail. Zeitschrift Fuer Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie, 23(4), 267-274.

Sarimski, K. (1997). Communication, Social-Emotional Development and Parenting Stress in Cornelia-de-Lange-Syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 41(FEB), 70-75.

Sarimski, K. (1997). Behavioural phenotypes and family stress in three mental retardation syndromes. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 6(1), 26-31.

Sarimski, K. (1998). Stress in Mothers of Children with Genetic Syndromes. Zeitschrift fur Klinische Psychologie, Psychiatrie, und Psychotherapie, 46(3), 233-244.

Scott, B. S., Atkinson, L., Minton, H. L., & Bowman, T. (1997). Psychological Distress of Parents of Infants with Down-Syndrome. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 102(2), 161-171.

Warfield, M. E., Krauss, M. W., Hauser-Cram, P., Upshur, C. C., & Shonkoff, J. P. (1999). Adaptation during early childhood among mothers of children with disabilities. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 20(1), 9-16.

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