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Article: The impact of child-related stressors on the psychological functioning of lower-income mothers after Hurricane Katrina

TitleThe impact of child-related stressors on the psychological functioning of lower-income mothers after Hurricane Katrina
Authors
KeywordsChild-Related Stressors
Disasters
Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Rita
Lower-Income Mothers
Mothering
Issue Date2011
PublisherSage Publications, Inc. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.sagepub.com/journal.aspx?pid=163
Citation
Journal Of Family Issues, 2011, v. 32 n. 10, p. 1303-1324 How to Cite?
AbstractIn the present study, the authors examined the role of child-related stressors in the psychological adjustment of lower-income, primarily unmarried and African American, mothers (N = 386). All participants lived in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina, and about a third were also exposed to Hurricane Rita (30.3%, n = 117). Lacking knowledge of a child's safety during the hurricanes was a significant predictor of heightened postdisaster psychological distress and posttraumatic stress, even after controlling for demographic variables, predisaster psychological distress, evacuation timing, and bereavement. From interviews with a subset of the participants (n = 57), we found that mothers consistently put their own needs behind those of their children. The authors recommend policies that promptly reunite mothers with missing children and support lower-income mothers in caring for their children during natural disasters and the aftermath. © The Author(s) 2011.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/161389
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2015 Impact Factor: 1.697
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.722
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dc.contributor.authorLowe, SRen_US
dc.contributor.authorChan, CSen_US
dc.contributor.authorRhodes, JEen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-24T08:31:03Z-
dc.date.available2012-08-24T08:31:03Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationJournal Of Family Issues, 2011, v. 32 n. 10, p. 1303-1324en_US
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dc.description.abstractIn the present study, the authors examined the role of child-related stressors in the psychological adjustment of lower-income, primarily unmarried and African American, mothers (N = 386). All participants lived in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina, and about a third were also exposed to Hurricane Rita (30.3%, n = 117). Lacking knowledge of a child's safety during the hurricanes was a significant predictor of heightened postdisaster psychological distress and posttraumatic stress, even after controlling for demographic variables, predisaster psychological distress, evacuation timing, and bereavement. From interviews with a subset of the participants (n = 57), we found that mothers consistently put their own needs behind those of their children. The authors recommend policies that promptly reunite mothers with missing children and support lower-income mothers in caring for their children during natural disasters and the aftermath. © The Author(s) 2011.en_US
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dc.subjectChild-Related Stressorsen_US
dc.subjectDisastersen_US
dc.subjectHurricane Katrinaen_US
dc.subjectHurricane Ritaen_US
dc.subjectLower-Income Mothersen_US
dc.subjectMotheringen_US
dc.titleThe impact of child-related stressors on the psychological functioning of lower-income mothers after Hurricane Katrinaen_US
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