Impact of ADHD symptoms on family functioning, family burden and parents' quality of life in a hospital area in Spain Articles uri icon

authors

  • PeƱuelas Calvo, I.
  • Palomar Ciria, N.
  • Porras Segovia, A.
  • Miguelez Fernandez, C.
  • Baltasar Tello, I.
  • Colmenero, S. Perez
  • DELGADO GOMEZ, DAVID
  • CARBALLO BELLOSO, JUAN JOSE
  • BACA GARCIA, ENRIQUE

publication date

  • July 2021

start page

  • 166

end page

  • 172

issue

  • 3

volume

  • 35

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0213-6163

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2340-4469

abstract

  • Background and objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate whether ADHD symptom
    severity and ADHD subtype are associated with family functioning, family burden and quality
    of life, in a sample of parents of children diagnosed with ADHD.
    Methods: Seventy-four parents of children diagnosed with ADHD were recruited at an Outpa-
    tient Child & Adolescent Mental Health Clinic in Madrid (Spain) and afterwards completed four
    electronical self-administered scales to determine their perceived family functioning, family
    burden and quality of life, as well as the severity and subtype of ADHD symptoms in their
    children.

subjects

  • Psychology

keywords

  • attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; family; quality of life