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Awareness, Parenting, Anger, among Parents of Children with Specific Learning Disability

*, Kruthi M.K and *, Seemanthini. T.S and *, Vishnu Sharan (2012) Awareness, Parenting, Anger, among Parents of Children with Specific Learning Disability. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 7 (2). pp. 299-306.

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Abstract

Specific Learning Disability is stressful to the child and the caregivers. It challenges the child’s coping and poses unique demands on the parents. There have been sparse researches in India on the adjustment patterns that families take to in the condition. Understanding parent’s involvement in handing the children diagnosed with SLD given the unique caregiver asks that are posted by it. Current research explores awareness, expressed emotions, perfectionism and type of parenting strategically followed by the parents. Our finding showed parents have very little understanding about the nature of the condition. Perfectionism in parents was found to be associated with clinical anger. Clinically significant anger in parents which requires further probing. Majority of the parents were lax in parenting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Specific Learning Disability, Parenting, Perfectionism, Awareness.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 05 May 2015 06:11
Last Modified: 05 May 2015 06:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142591

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