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Título: The impact of the diagnosis of autism in parents of children
Autor: Martins, Rosa
Bonito, Inês
Andrade, Ana
Albuquerque, Carlos
Chaves, Cláudia
Palavras-chave: Autistic disorder
Impact of diagnosis
Impacto do diagnóstico
Qualidade de vida
Data: 2015
Editora: Elsevier
Resumo: Abstract The impact of the diagnosis in parents causes the cycle of family life will change profoundly, with serious disturbances in the reorganization and adjustments to this new reality. The objectives of the study aim to evaluate the quality of life of children / adolescent siblings of people with autism; to know the perception / opinion of the brothers on the impact that autism has had on family and check what kind of association between sociodemographic variables and of opinion on the impact of autism on the family and the QOL of participants. This is a study of the quantitative, non-experimental, descriptive correlational where 96 parents with autistic children participated kind. Data were collected through a questionnaire and a scale to assess the impact of the diagnosis of autism. The data show that on average the impact of the diagnosis of autism in parents showed moderate. Parents, mostly not yet managed to overcome the initial shock and show a great concern for the future of their children. The adjustments and changes made to the social level are dimensions where parents have lower difficulties. The data show that the impact of the diagnosis of autism in parents participating in the study was quite variable, depending on different variables, reinforcing the importance of continuity of studies on this topic in order to mitigate this impact.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.19/2661
DOI: doi: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.097
Versão do Editor: http://ac.els-cdn.com/S1877042815001275/1-s2.0-S1877042815001275-main.pdf?_tid=e6cad54e-c18c-11e4-bda9-00000aab0f6b&acdnat=1425377344_f42aae0975b7ed63fc3d912752ba5f83
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