Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Recent research conducted at the University of Washington Autism Center found that mothers of children with autism had higher levels of parenting-related stress and psychological distress than mothers of children with developmental delay. In addition, children's problem behavior was associated with increases in both parenting-related stress and distress in parents of both autistic children and developmentally delayed children, but this relationship was stronger in mothers of children with autism.

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Parenting-Related Stress in Mothers of Autistic Children

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