Depression was significantly associated with unhealthy family functioning
(P = 0.
also influences disease management and health outcomes.
To provide Intensive Family Support as a city wide specialist service for disabled children and their families referred by Disabled Children's Social Care, where a range of emotional, social and behavioural difficulties, compounded by the stress of caring for 1 or more disabled children is impacting on family functioning
Other research has examined factors related to enhanced family functioning
They also consider the effects of bilingualism on some non-linguistic domains such as family functioning
, literacy, cognition, and identity.
To examine these theoretical considerations, there has been an increase in research focused on family-related factors in relation to children's mental health, including the characteristics of the individual parents, parent-child dyadic factors, and family functioning
as a whole.
Among the factors that could be associated with mental health, can point to family functioning
, individual characteristics, and economic base.
Questionnaires were used to measure six indicators of well-being, including emotional and peer problems, self-esteem, emotional well-being, family functioning
and social networks.
The study said: "The negative impact of excessive internet use can be seen across a wide range of aspects of the addict's life as well as on many aspects of their family functioning
Chronic illness has a profound effect on family functioning
In fact, one of the few studies that verifies the association between family functioning
and social/academic competencies in African American children indicates that the cohesion and the communication between family members are positively related to children's social competencies, as evaluated by parents; whereas the family structure--as well defined rules and responsibilities, and emotional support--is positively related to the social competencies and negatively related to behavior problems in children as evaluated by parents and teachers (Smith et al.
Part 3, on cultural dimensions of family functioning
, includes a chapter on spiritual dimensions of family life.