Stress

Food security among young adults with disabilities in the United States: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey

Debra L. Brucker, M.P.A., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p 298–305 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.003 Background Prior research has suggested that young adults with disabilities face economic, health and social disadvantage. Food security, an area of disadvantage that can influence overall health, has not been fully explored for this population. Objective To examine […]

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Quality of life and independent living and working levels of farmers and ranchers with disabilities

Danielle M. Jackman, Ph.D., Robert J. Fetsch, Ph.D , Christina L. Collins, M.S. Disability and Health Journal April 2016, Volume 9, Issue 2 Published online: September 30, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.09.002 Background The status of farmers and ranchers with disabilities has been understudied. Understanding this population’s quality of life (QOL) and independent living and working (ILW) levels […]

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Assessing stress in disability: Developing and piloting the Disability Related Stress Scale

Portions of this manuscript were presented at the 28th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC, March 21-27, 2007 and at the 30th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada April 22-25, 2009. Paula C. Rhode, Ph.D.†, Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, Ph.D.‡, Jill R. Hockemeyer, […]

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Adult informal caregivers reporting financial burden in Hawaii, Kansas, and Washington: Results from the 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

Claudia T. Kusano, M.P.H., Erin D. Bouldin, M.P.H., Lynda A. Anderson, Ph.D., Lisa C. McGuire, Ph.D., Florentina R. Salvail, M.Sc., Katrina Wynkoop Simmons, Ph.D., Elena M. Andresen, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 229–237, October 2011   Abstract Background Given the unpaid nature of the work, informal caregiving can create a financial […]

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Parenting aggravation and autism spectrum disorders: 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health

Laura A. Schieve, Sheree L. Boulet, Michael D. Kogan, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, Coleen A. Boyle, Susanna N. Visser, Stephen J. Blumberg, Catherine Rice Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 3, Pages 143–152, July 2011   Abstract  Background Studies suggest autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are associated with high parenting stress and aggravation. Research on specific risk factors […]

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Parenting aggravation and autism spectrum disorders: 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health

Laura A. Schieve, Sheree L. Boulet, Michael D. Kogan, Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, Coleen A. Boyle, Susanna N. Visser, Stephen J. Blumberg, Catherine Rice Background Studies suggest autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are associated with high parenting stress and aggravation. Research on specific risk factors is needed. Objective/Hypotheses To assess aggravation level among parents of children with and […]

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Relationship satisfaction, parenting stress, and depression in mothers of children with autism

Weitlauf AS, Vehorn AC, Taylor JL, Warren ZE.  Vanderbilt University, USA.  Autism. 2012 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print] Mothers of children with autism report higher levels of depression than mothers of children with other developmental disabilities. We explored the relations between child characteristics of diagnostic severity and problem behaviors, parenting stress, relationship quality, and […]

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Disability, employment and stress regarding ability to pay for housing and healthy food

Smith DL.  Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri, 406 Lewis Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA. Tel.: +1 573 882 8403; Fax: +1 573 884 2610; E-mail: smithdiane@health.missouri.edu.  Work. 2013 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] OBJECTIVE: To determine if disability is a significant factor in increasing the likelihood of experiencing stress regarding the ability […]

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Posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans and military personnel: epidemiology, screening, and case recognition

Gates MA, Holowka DW, Vasterling JJ, Keane TM, Marx BP, Rosen RC. Psychol Serv. 2012 Nov;9(4):361-82. doi: 10.1037/a0027649. Epub 2012 Mar 5. SOURCE:  New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, MA 02472, USA. mgates@neriscience.com Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that affects 7-8% of the general U.S. population at some point during their lifetime; […]

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Subjective stress in male veterans with spinal cord injury.

We undertook a telephone survey to examine perceived stress among 165 veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) who received care from a Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Measures included Perceived Stress Scale, Hassles Scale, Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, Short-Form State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Satisfaction with Life Scale, and Short-Form Interpersonal Support Evaluation List. […]

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