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Social support, self-esteem, and stress as predictors of adjustment to university among first year undergraduates
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007)
The current study examined the joint effects of stress, social support, and self-esteem on adjustment to university. First-year undergraduate students (N = 115) were assessed during the first semester and again 10 weeks ...
Empowerment and Parent Gain as Mediators and Moderators of Distress in Mothers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
(Spring International Publishing, 2015-07)
Mothers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) experience considerable amounts of distress and experiences of crisis. The Family Adjustment and Adaptation Response model provides a theory for understanding the ...
Parent stress and adaptive functioning of individuals with developmental disabilities
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2003-11)
Research consistently indicates that parents of individuals with a developmental disability report considerably more stress associated with child characteristics than parents with typically developing children. It is ...