serious emotional or behavioral disorder

serious emotional or behavioral disorder

Psychiatry Emotional and/or social impairment in a child or adolescent that disrupts academic and/or developmental progress, family and/or interpersonal relationships, and impairs functioning for at least one yr, or with impairment of short duration and ↑ severity
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Five focus groups were composed of a total of 41 family caregivers, each of whom worked more than 30 hours per week and each of whom cared for at least one child with a serious emotional or behavioral disorder in the home.
When parents were asked how having a child with a serious emotional or behavioral disorder changed their work lives, they responded with a total of 173 statements related to their employment responsibilities.
This article extends the work--family literature by reporting the results of a study with the specific focus on families with children having serious emotional or behavioral disorders.
This article discusses the results of focus groups conducted with employed parents whose children had been diagnosed with serious emotional or behavioral disorders.
The 41 focus group parents represented 39 different families, all with children who had serious emotional or behavioral disorders.
Parents whose children have serious emotional or behavioral disorders are a not a homogeneous group.
This volume collects papers combining research into children's mental health and work-family studies in order to elucidate for professionals the work-life integration challenges that face employed caregivers of children with serious emotional or behavioral disorders.
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