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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 4/2018

09-01-2018 | S.I. : Parenting Children with ASD

Social Support as Mediator and Moderator of the Relationship Between Parenting Stress and Life Satisfaction Among the Chinese Parents of Children with ASD

Auteurs: Ming-Hui Lu, Guang-Hai Wang, Hao Lei, Meng-Liang Shi, Rui Zhu, Fan Jiang

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 4/2018

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Abstract

Although numerous studies have demonstrated that social support affects a range of life experiences, few have examined its moderating and mediating effects. In the current study, 479 Chinese parents of children with ASD (aged 3–18 years) completed the surveys assessing parenting stress, social support and life satisfaction. Results indicated that parenting stress, social support and life satisfaction were significantly related. Moreover, social support both mediated and moderated the influence of parenting stress on life satisfaction. These findings imply that parenting stress and social support are critical indicators of life satisfaction and can serve as basic intervention strategies that promote life satisfaction among Chinese parents of children with ASD.
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Metagegevens
Titel
Social Support as Mediator and Moderator of the Relationship Between Parenting Stress and Life Satisfaction Among the Chinese Parents of Children with ASD
Auteurs
Ming-Hui Lu
Guang-Hai Wang
Hao Lei
Meng-Liang Shi
Rui Zhu
Fan Jiang
Publicatiedatum
09-01-2018
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders / Uitgave 4/2018
Print ISSN: 0162-3257
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3432
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3448-y