Adult Attachment and Constructive Communication in Parents of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Fatahyah, Yahya and Antigonos, Sochos (2013) Adult Attachment and Constructive Communication in Parents of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The 9th International Conference on Cognitive Science, 97 (6). pp. 167-173. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

The present study aimed to explore the influence of adult attachment on relationship quality in parents of children with ADHD. A quantitative method design was used to address the research objective. Two hundred and fifty four (254) participants were employed: 101 parents of children with ADHD, and 153 parents of children without ADHD. Three established questionnaires were used: Connors Parental rating Scale (CPRS), Communication Pattern Questionnaire (CPQ), and Experience in Close Relationship (ECR). The result shows that attachment style moderated the impact of having a child with ADHD on constructive communication in the couple

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult attachment, relationship quality; constructive communication; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Unimas, university, universiti, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2013 02:31
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2018 06:23
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/120

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