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Mothers and fathers of children with developmental disabilities: Co-parenting, well-being and empowerment

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Title: Mothers and fathers of children with developmental disabilities: Co-parenting, well-being and empowerment
Authors: Norlin, David
Issue Date: 18-Oct-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: Norlin, D., & Broberg, M. (2013). Parents of children with and without intellectual disability: couple relationship and individual well-being: Couple relationship and individual well-being. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 57, 552–566.

Norlin, D., Axberg, U., & Broberg, M. (2014). Predictors of harsh parenting practices in parents of children with disabilities. Early Child Development and Care, 184, 1472–1484.

Norlin, D., Starke, M., & Broberg, M. (2017). A brief intensive intervention for families of children with rare diseases. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2017-11-09
Disputation: Torsdagen den 9 november 2017, kl. 13.00, Sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: parental well-being
child disability
intellectual disability
developmental disability
couple relations
harsh parenting
rare diseases
Abstract: Parents of children with developmental disabilities (DD) generally experience more stress and poorer well-being than other parents. However, there is considerable individual variation in parental adaptation. The general aim of this thesis was to further the understanding of the adaptation of Swedish parents of children with DD. It investigated factors regarding the individual and the couple that may affect parents of children with DD and evaluated an intervention for families of children with ra... more
ISBN: 978-91-984178-6-9
ISSN: 1101-718X
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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