publication . Article . 2003

Parental stress and burden following traumatic brain injury amongst children and adolescents

Hawley, Carol; Ward, Anthony B.; Magnay, Andrew R.; Long, Julie;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2003 Journal: Brain Injury, volume 17, pages 1-23 (issn: 0269-9052, eissn: 1362-301X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Primary objectives: to assess parental stress following paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) and examine the relationship between self-reported problems and parental stress and general health.\ud Research design: controlled interview study\ud Methods and procedures: Parents of ninety-seven children admitted with a TBI (49 mild, 19 moderate, 29 severe) were identified from a case register of all paediatric admissions from 1992-1998. Parents of 31 uninjured children acted as controls. Structured interviews were carried out with families, and parents assessed on the Parenting Stress Index (PSI/SF) and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) at recruitment, and rep...
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