Mothers of children with cerebral palsy with or without epilepsy: a quality of life perspective

Mothers of children with cerebral palsy with or without epilepsy: a quality of life perspective

Author Terra, Vera C. Google Scholar
Cysneiros, Roberta M. Google Scholar
Schwartzman, Jose S. Google Scholar
Teixeira, Maria Cristina T. V. Google Scholar
Arida, Ricardo M. Google Scholar
Cavalheiro, Esper A. Google Scholar
Scorza, Fulvio A. Google Scholar
De Albuquerque, Marly Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Univ Presbiteriana Mackenzie
Abstract Methods. aEuro integral Thirty mothers of disabled children participated in the study. the control group comprised of 18 healthy mothers of children without disabilities. All mothers agreed to participate in the study. They completed the evaluation forms of the SF-36 health survey, a well-documented, self-administered QOL scoring system.Results. aEuro integral the results of our study support the premise that mothers of children with CP, as a group, have poorer QOL than mothers of not disabled children.Conclusions. aEuro integral We also observed that mothers of children with CP and epilepsy have poorer QOL than mothers of children with CP without epilepsy.
Language English
Date 2011-01-01
Published in Disability and Rehabilitation. London: Informa Healthcare, v. 33, n. 5, p. 384-388, 2011.
ISSN 0963-8288 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Informa Healthcare
Extent 384-388
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638281003611052
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000287250800002
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/33346

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