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The experiences of Australian parents with psychosis: The second Australian national survey of psychosis

This study outlines the parenting experiences of mothers and fathers who have sychosis.

The feasibility of psychomotor therapy in acute mental health services for adults with intellectual disability

Background Psychomotor therapy enables people to reflect on the relationship between experiences and feelings by starting from awareness of bodily responses rather than from awareness of emotion....

The first year: the support needs of parents caring for a child with an intellectual disability

Aim: To describe the support needs of parents caring for a child with an intellectual disability in the first year of life. Background: Parents of children with intellectual disabilities face...

The impact of child, family, and professional support characteristics on the quality of life in families of young children with disabilities

The aim of the current study was to examine the contribution of child, family, and support characteristics to the quality of life in families of young children with disabilities.

The Inclusion of Siblings in Social Skills Training Groups for Boys With Asperger Syndrome

This pilot investigation evaluated the effectiveness of siblings as generalisation agents in an 8-week social skills training (SST) program designed for boys with Asperger syndrome (AS).

The Influence of Gender, Age, Psychological Resilience and Family Interaction Factors upon Anxiety and Depression in Non-Autism Spectrum Disorder Siblings of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

The influence of gender, age, Psychological resilience and family interaction factors upon generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) was investigated in 75 non-autism...

The relationship between drinking motives and interpretation bias in problematic drinkers with mild to borderline intellectual disability

Background The goal of this study was to examine the relationship between drinking motives and interpretation bias (interpreting ambiguous stimuli in an alcohol-related way) in problematic...

The Role of Assistive Technology in Supporting People with Disabilities and Complex Care Needs: A Literature Review

The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), University of New South Wales (UNSW) conducted a literature review about the role of assistive technology (AT) in supporting people with physical, sensory and communication disabilities and complex care needs.

The role of context in psychosocial stress among adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: Piloting a semi-structured, videogame-based paradigm

Background Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterised by altered social patterns, often associated with increased stress. While puberty is associated with increased stress, there is limited...

The temporal relationship between mental health and disability after injury

OBJECTIVE: This longitudinal study investigated the temporal relationship patterns between disability and mental health after injury, with a focus on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD),...

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