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How Mothers Cope with Their Adolescent Child's Disability

How Mothers Cope with Their Adolescent Child's Disability( )
Author: Draper, Sharon M.
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $71.00
Book Description:

This book explores the coping mechanisms of mothers caring for their adolescent children with Cerebral Palsy. This work attempted to address a gap in the literature pertaining to understanding negative and positive ways of coping related to mothers and the specific problems they have to deal with in caring for adolescents who have Cerebral Palsy. The research revealed that mothers tended to use either emotion-focused ways of coping which was more maladaptive, or problem-focused ways of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Children With Special Needs
Family & Relationships / Parenting / Motherhood
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.26 Inches
Book Weight:0.38 Pounds
Author Biography
Draper, Sharon M. (Author)
Sharon M. Draper was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 21, 1952. She taught high school English for twenty-five years and received numerous honors including Ohio Teacher of the Year and the NCNW Excellence in Teaching Award. She has also written numerous books including Romiette and Julio, Darkness before Dawn, Double Dutch, and the Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs series. She is a a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award for Copper Sun, Forged by Fire, Tears of a Tiger, The Battle of Jericho, and November Blues. Her title Out of My Mind made The New York Times Best Seller List.


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