Parental Stress in Relation to the Severity of Congenital Heart Disease in the Offspring

M ö relius, Evalotte; Lundh, Ulla; Nelson, Nina
January 2002
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p28
Academic Journal
Discusses a study that clarified whether differences exist in parental stress when the child has a complex congenital heart disease compared to a minor congenital heart disease. Difficulty in parenting a child with congenital heart disease; Characteristics of the subjects used; Instrument used to measure the parental experiences of stress in the parent-child system; Results and discussion.


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