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Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders

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Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders. / Perez Algorta, Guillermo Daniel; MacPherson, Heather A.; Youngstrom, Eric A.; Belt, Caroline C.; Arnold, L. Eugene; Frazier, Thomas W.; Taylor, H. Gerry; Birmaher, Boris; Horwitz, Sarah McCue; Findling, Robert L. ; Fristad, Mary A.

In: Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Vol. 47, No. Sup1, 2018, p. S306-S320.

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Perez Algorta, GD, MacPherson, HA, Youngstrom, EA, Belt, CC, Arnold, LE, Frazier, TW, Taylor, HG, Birmaher, B, Horwitz, SM, Findling, RL & Fristad, MA 2018, 'Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders' Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, vol. 47, no. Sup1, pp. S306-S320. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2017.1280805

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Perez Algorta, G. D., MacPherson, H. A., Youngstrom, E. A., Belt, C. C., Arnold, L. E., Frazier, T. W., ... Fristad, M. A. (2018). Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 47(Sup1), S306-S320. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2017.1280805

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Perez Algorta GD, MacPherson HA, Youngstrom EA, Belt CC, Arnold LE, Frazier TW et al. Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 2018;47(Sup1):S306-S320. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2017.1280805

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Perez Algorta, Guillermo Daniel ; MacPherson, Heather A. ; Youngstrom, Eric A. ; Belt, Caroline C. ; Arnold, L. Eugene ; Frazier, Thomas W. ; Taylor, H. Gerry ; Birmaher, Boris ; Horwitz, Sarah McCue ; Findling, Robert L. ; Fristad, Mary A. / Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders. In: Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. 2018 ; Vol. 47, No. Sup1. pp. S306-S320.

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title = "Parenting stress among caregivers of children with bipolar spectrum disorders",
abstract = "Caregivers of psychiatrically impaired children experience considerable parenting stress. However, no research has evaluated parenting stress within the context of pediatric bipolar spectrum disorders (BPSD). Thus, the aim of this investigation was to identify predictors and moderators of stress among caregivers in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms study. Participants included 640 children and their caregivers in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms cohort. Children had a mean age of 9.4 ± 1.9 years (68{\%} male, 23{\%} BPSD); parents had a mean age of 36.5 ± 8.3 years (84{\%} mothers). Children with BPSD had more service utilization, psychiatric diagnoses, mood and anxiety symptoms, and functional impairment but fewer disruptive behavior disorders. Caregivers of children with BPSD were more likely than caregivers of children without BPSD to have a partner, elevated depressive symptoms, antisocial tendencies, and parenting stress (Cohen’s d = .49). For the whole sample, higher child IQ, mania, anxiety, disruptive behavior, and caregiver depression predicted increased parenting stress; maternal conduct disorder predicted lower stress. Child anxiety and disruptive behavior were associated with elevated caregiver stress only for non-BPSD children. Caregivers of children with BPSD experience significant burden and thus require specialized, family-focused interventions. As stress was also elevated, to a lesser degree, among depressed caregivers of children with higher IQ, mania, anxiety, and disruptive behavior, these families may need additional supports as well. Although parents with conduct/antisocial problems evidenced lower stress, these difficulties should be monitored. Thus, parenting stress should be evaluated and addressed in the treatment of childhood mental health problems, especially BPSD.",
author = "{Perez Algorta}, {Guillermo Daniel} and MacPherson, {Heather A.} and Youngstrom, {Eric A.} and Belt, {Caroline C.} and Arnold, {L. Eugene} and Frazier, {Thomas W.} and Taylor, {H. Gerry} and Boris Birmaher and Horwitz, {Sarah McCue} and Findling, {Robert L.} and Fristad, {Mary A.}",
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AU - Perez Algorta, Guillermo Daniel

AU - MacPherson, Heather A.

AU - Youngstrom, Eric A.

AU - Belt, Caroline C.

AU - Arnold, L. Eugene

AU - Frazier, Thomas W.

AU - Taylor, H. Gerry

AU - Birmaher, Boris

AU - Horwitz, Sarah McCue

AU - Findling, Robert L.

AU - Fristad, Mary A.

N1 - This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology on 26/02/2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/15374416.2017.1280805

PY - 2018

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N2 - Caregivers of psychiatrically impaired children experience considerable parenting stress. However, no research has evaluated parenting stress within the context of pediatric bipolar spectrum disorders (BPSD). Thus, the aim of this investigation was to identify predictors and moderators of stress among caregivers in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms study. Participants included 640 children and their caregivers in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms cohort. Children had a mean age of 9.4 ± 1.9 years (68% male, 23% BPSD); parents had a mean age of 36.5 ± 8.3 years (84% mothers). Children with BPSD had more service utilization, psychiatric diagnoses, mood and anxiety symptoms, and functional impairment but fewer disruptive behavior disorders. Caregivers of children with BPSD were more likely than caregivers of children without BPSD to have a partner, elevated depressive symptoms, antisocial tendencies, and parenting stress (Cohen’s d = .49). For the whole sample, higher child IQ, mania, anxiety, disruptive behavior, and caregiver depression predicted increased parenting stress; maternal conduct disorder predicted lower stress. Child anxiety and disruptive behavior were associated with elevated caregiver stress only for non-BPSD children. Caregivers of children with BPSD experience significant burden and thus require specialized, family-focused interventions. As stress was also elevated, to a lesser degree, among depressed caregivers of children with higher IQ, mania, anxiety, and disruptive behavior, these families may need additional supports as well. Although parents with conduct/antisocial problems evidenced lower stress, these difficulties should be monitored. Thus, parenting stress should be evaluated and addressed in the treatment of childhood mental health problems, especially BPSD.

AB - Caregivers of psychiatrically impaired children experience considerable parenting stress. However, no research has evaluated parenting stress within the context of pediatric bipolar spectrum disorders (BPSD). Thus, the aim of this investigation was to identify predictors and moderators of stress among caregivers in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms study. Participants included 640 children and their caregivers in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms cohort. Children had a mean age of 9.4 ± 1.9 years (68% male, 23% BPSD); parents had a mean age of 36.5 ± 8.3 years (84% mothers). Children with BPSD had more service utilization, psychiatric diagnoses, mood and anxiety symptoms, and functional impairment but fewer disruptive behavior disorders. Caregivers of children with BPSD were more likely than caregivers of children without BPSD to have a partner, elevated depressive symptoms, antisocial tendencies, and parenting stress (Cohen’s d = .49). For the whole sample, higher child IQ, mania, anxiety, disruptive behavior, and caregiver depression predicted increased parenting stress; maternal conduct disorder predicted lower stress. Child anxiety and disruptive behavior were associated with elevated caregiver stress only for non-BPSD children. Caregivers of children with BPSD experience significant burden and thus require specialized, family-focused interventions. As stress was also elevated, to a lesser degree, among depressed caregivers of children with higher IQ, mania, anxiety, and disruptive behavior, these families may need additional supports as well. Although parents with conduct/antisocial problems evidenced lower stress, these difficulties should be monitored. Thus, parenting stress should be evaluated and addressed in the treatment of childhood mental health problems, especially BPSD.

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DO - 10.1080/15374416.2017.1280805

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VL - 47

SP - S306-S320

JO - Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

JF - Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

SN - 1537-4416

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