Parenting preschoolers with autism: Socioeconomic influences on wellbeing and sense of competence
Nisha E Mathew, Karen L O Burton, Rudi Črnčec, Amelia Walter, Valsamma Eapen, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Anne Schierbeek, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan, Amsterdam 1081 HV, The Netherlands
Amelia Walter, Valsamma Eapen, Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry South West Sydney and Ingham Institute, South West Sydney Local Health District, Liverpool Hospital, ICAMHS, Mental Health Centre (Level L1), Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool NSW 1871, Australia
Author contributions: Mathew NE, Burton KLO, Schierbeek A, Črnčec R, Walter A, Eapen V contributed to this paper.
Institutional review board statement: The collection of information for this study was approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Informed consent statement: Families provided informed consent for any information collected as part of a broader study of an early intervention program for Autism Spectrum Disorders to be discussed and published provided that all information included in any publication is anonymised such that they cannot be personally identified.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None.
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Corresponding author: Valsamma Eapen, PhD, Professor, MBBS, FRCPsych, Academic Unit of Child Psychiatry South West Sydney and Ingham Institute, South West Sydney Local Health District, Liverpool Hospital, ICAMHS, Mental Health Centre (Level L1), Locked Bag 7103, Elizabeth Street, Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia. email@example.com
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Received: May 29, 2018
Peer-review started: May 29, 2018
First decision: July 9, 2018
Revised: February 5, 2019
Accepted: February 18, 2019
Article in press: February 19, 2019
Published online: March 27, 2019