TITLE

Families of children with Prader-Willi syndrome: Stress-support and relations to child characteristics

AUTHOR(S)
Hodapp, Robert M.; Dykens, Elisabeth M.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders;Feb1997, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines support systems and stressors in 42 families of 3-18 years of age children with Prader-Willi syndrome. Stress levels of families; Levels of family problems; Main supporters; Behavioral problems; Achenbach's Child Behavior Checklist.
ACCESSION #
9708240871

 

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