Lived experience of mothers of children with disabilities: a qualitative study of Iran

ConclusionThe results of the present study provide a framework for understanding the life problems of mothers with children with disabilities, and could be used for supporting mothers emotionally and socially, and for improving their lifestyles.
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research

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