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My home, your workplace: people with physical disability negotiate their sexual health without crossing professional boundaries

This paper aims to describe research that examined the views of people with physical disability, living in Australia, of their sexual well‐being needs from their own perspective.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002

The 2002 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey is a multi-dimensional social survey of Australia's Indigenous population designed to enable analysis of the interrelationship of social circumstances and outcomes..

Not Broken but Strengthened: Stories of Resilience by Persons with Acquired Physical Disability and Their Families

This study seeks to understand the processes in families of resilient individuals with an acquired physical disability. Specifically, we were interested in getting to know more about the role of...

Parent management training and Asperger syndrome: a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a parent based intervention

The study assessed the outcomes of an intervention. The intervention aimed at increasing parental competence in management of problem behaviours associated with Asperger syndrome.

Parent proxy-reported quality of life for children with cerebral palsy: is it related to parental psychosocial distress?

The aim of this study was to examine (i) the relationship between parental psychosocial distress and parent proxy-reported quality of life (QOL); and (ii) whether parental psychosocial distress mediates the relationship between child impairment and proxy-reported QOL.

Parentification of adult siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorder: Distress, sibling relationship attitudes, and the role of social support

Background Typically developing (TD) siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often fulfil caregiving roles as children or adults (i.e.

Parenting sense of competence in mothers of children with autism: Associations with parental expectations and levels of family support needs

Background: Research suggests that parents who perceive themselves as more effective and satisfied report less stress when raising a child with autism. We examined associations between parenting...

People living with psychosocial disability: Rehabilitation and recovery-informed service provision within the second Australian national survey of psychosis

OBJECTIVE: People with psychosocial disability are an important, although often neglected, subgroup of those living with severe and persistent mental illness. Rehabilitation, provided through...

People with developmental disabilities teaching medical students - does it make a difference?

The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in the attitudes of fourth-year undergraduate medical students towards interacting with people with developmental disabilities after taking part in a...

Perceptions of adults with hearing impairment regarding the promotion of trust in hearing healthcare service delivery

OBJECTIVE: This paper describes how trust is promoted in adults with hearing impairment within the context of hearing healthcare (HHC) service delivery.;DESIGN: Data were analysed from a...

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