Study: Parents of children with disabilities have higher BP

12/17/2012 | Disability Scoop

Parents who care for children with developmental disabilities had more stress, less social support and higher blood pressure rates than those raising children without disabilities, according to a study in the journal Research in Developmental Disabilities. Researchers said the report "reinforces the notion that caregiving is hazardous to one's health" and emphasize the need for more support services for caregivers.

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