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| Published: August 30, 2017

Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies in Parents with Autism and Intellectual Disability Children

N. Somasekhar

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, S.V.University, Tirupati, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.091/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.091

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The present study was designed to assess and compare perceived stress and coping strategies in parents of children with autism and parents of intellectual disability. For this purpose, Questionnaire on resource and stress and Brief cope scale were administered on 30 parents of children with autism and intellectual disability, selected from Hyderabad. For statistical analysis, Means, standard deviation and t- test were used. Results revealed that there was no significance in Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies for parents of children with Autism and parents of intellectual disability. Parents of children with Autism are experiencing more Stress and seeking more social support than the parents of Intellectual disability. 

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.091/20170404

10.25215/0404.091

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017