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Experiences of Families of Individuals with Intellectual Disability and Psychiatric Disorder
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2011-11)
Caring for individuals with intellectual disability often results in stressful experiences for family caregivers, even leading to crisis in some cases. This paper uses the Brief Family Distress Scale (BFDS) to assess the ...
Defining crisis in families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders
(SAGE Publications, 2014-11)
Parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder often report higher levels of depression, anxiety, and mental health–related issues. The combination of stressors and family adjustment difficulties can cause ...