Little is known about the Quality of Life (QOL) in parents of children with developmental diseases as compared to other severe neurological or psychiatric disorders. Aims of the present study were: to evaluate QOL in parents of children affected by Pervasive Development Disorder (PDDs), Cerebral Palsy (CP) or Mental Retardation (MR) as compared to a control group (CG); to evaluate QOL of parents of patients with different types of PDDs, namely Autistic Disorder (AD), High Function Autism/Asperger Syndromes (HFA/AS) and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PPD-NOS); and to compare the level of impairment in QOL of mothers and fathers within PDDs, CP, MR groups and between AD, HFA/AS, PDD-NOS sub-groups.

Mugno, D., Ruta, L., D'Arrigo, V.g., & Mazzone, L. (2007). Impairment of quality of life in parents of children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorder. HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES, 5(1), 22 [10.1186/1477-7525-5-22].

Impairment of quality of life in parents of children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorder

Mazzone L.
2007-04

Abstract

Little is known about the Quality of Life (QOL) in parents of children with developmental diseases as compared to other severe neurological or psychiatric disorders. Aims of the present study were: to evaluate QOL in parents of children affected by Pervasive Development Disorder (PDDs), Cerebral Palsy (CP) or Mental Retardation (MR) as compared to a control group (CG); to evaluate QOL of parents of patients with different types of PDDs, namely Autistic Disorder (AD), High Function Autism/Asperger Syndromes (HFA/AS) and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PPD-NOS); and to compare the level of impairment in QOL of mothers and fathers within PDDs, CP, MR groups and between AD, HFA/AS, PDD-NOS sub-groups.
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Rilevanza internazionale
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Sì, ma tipo non specificato
Settore MED/39 - Neuropsichiatria Infantile
English
Con Impact Factor ISI
Adolescent; Adult; Asperger Syndrome; Autistic Disorder; Case-Control Studies; Child; Child, Preschool; Disabled Children; Female; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Italy; Male; Mentally Disabled Persons; Middle Aged; Motor Activity; Parents; Quality of Life; Surveys and Questionnaires; Child Development Disorders, Pervasive; Cost of Illness; Health Surveys; Parent-Child Relations; Social Perception
Mugno, D., Ruta, L., D'Arrigo, V.g., & Mazzone, L. (2007). Impairment of quality of life in parents of children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorder. HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OUTCOMES, 5(1), 22 [10.1186/1477-7525-5-22].
Mugno, D; Ruta, L; D'Arrigo, Vg; Mazzone, L
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