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Raising a child with special needs challenges mothers in complicated ways, yet, alongside these difficulties, there is evidence for maternal post-crisis growth. Social support is one element that may contribute to growth.
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Name: Research in developmental disabilities
The current study examined the relationships of typically developing (TD) children with siblings with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), as expressed in TD children's drawings and questionnai...
Social networks and subjective norms (individuals' perceptions of what other people think) can be influential in decision-making. Although there are data about the importance of support in initiation ...
Background Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a metabolic disorder of phenylalanine (phe) metabolism caused by the liver enzyme phe hydroxylase deficiency resulting in mental retardation. The only treatment for...
A strong and consistent association between migration and health has been found in many settings, but the overwhelming focus of this research has been on adults. In addition, identifying the effect of...
Parents' needs of support following the loss of a child to cancer and whether these needs are met are not fully known. This study aimed to describe parents' needs, opportunity, and benefit of support ...
Specific aims of the 1-year project are to pilot test the disclosure support intervention by (a) evaluating acceptability and feasibility with a preliminary randomized trial among 10 HIV+ ...
Breastfeeding decreases the risk of many infantile infectious diseases and certain types of cancers in women. It strengthens the bond between mothers and babies and decreases the health c...
Aim: To assess the feasibility of provision of an early psychosocial stimulation programme for the children of depressed mothers and to determine its effect on, mothers depression , ...
With increased use of effective strategies to prevent HIV transmission from women to their infants, the number of HIV infected children has dramatically decreased. This has led to an incre...
A dearth of information is available regarding how best to intervene with substance use disordered homeless mothers and their young children. This proposal follows from the promising findi...
Programs organized for the purpose of providing medical and social services for mothers and children.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Use of a metal casting, usually with a post in the pulp or root canal, designed to support and retain an artificial crown.
Trained lay women who provide emotional support during obstetric labor and the postpartum period for mothers and their partners.
Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...