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Title: Parental illness representations in pathological demand avoidance syndrome : parental coping, parenting stress, parental wellbeing and the child-parent relationship
Author: Good, Lauren
ISNI:       0000 0004 5994 4276
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2016
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Volume 1, the research component, includes a literature review examining the efficacy of interventions for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in relation to parent outcomes; an empirical paper, which presents findings of a quantitative study exploring parental illness perceptions, coping, wellbeing, parenting stress and parent perceptions of the child-parent relationship in parents of a child with pathological demand avoidance syndrome (PDA) and a public dissemination document. Volume 2, the clinical component, includes: a report detailing two psychological formulations; one from a cognitive behavioural perspective and one from a systemic perspective, for a 20 year old gentleman who was experiencing anxiety and depression, following removal of part of his bowel; a service evaluation report detailing an investigation of the extent to which a local respiratory service was addressing the psychological needs of COPD patients; a single case experimental design presenting an evaluation of a behavioural intervention for a 25 year old woman with a moderate learning disability, who presented with skin picking behaviours; a case study of a fourteen year old girl, who was under investigation for Crohn's disease and experienced anxiety and an abstract, reflecting on providing consultation within a looked after and adopted child's psychology service.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: BF Psychology ; HQ The family. Marriage. Woman ; RB Pathology