Compassionate Parenting As A Key Of Satisfaction, Efficacy And Meaning Among Mothers Of Children With Autism

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For the study that is described in the article “Compassionate Parenting as a Key to Satisfaction, Efficacy and Meaning among Mothers of Children with Autism”, the author Regina Conti knew from the study of Hayes and Watson, Huang et al, Milgram and Atzil that the parents whose children are autistic feel huge stress. She also considered the study of Cohen, Tsiouris, and DeLong, who found that more than the half of the parents of children with autism experience depression, and that depression according to Garfield was more extreme than the other parents. But, the study results of Faso et al. and Brodey had an important influence on her decision to initiate a study. Faso et al. stated that a number of parents with children with autism had satisfying lives and Brodey found that the satisfaction in the life of the parents comes from centering their attention on empathy and compassion. The formation of the hypothesis and initiation of this study is a multi-layered process and it gradually is impacted by a broad range of previous studies. Considering this importance, to make it clear she gives a large the most place in the article to the explanations of the previous studies, and the way how they impacted her thinking process. Conti’s study is initiated based on her thought that the focus of the parents on certain goals may help and can be the most important characteristic of the parents who manage the stress very well. For her study, Conti divides the parenting goals into two, one

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