Stosunki emocjonalne w rodzinie z dzieckiem niepełnosprawnym intelektualnie
Żaneta Stelter, Barbara Harwas-Napierała
Rocznik: 2010 Tom: 16 Numer: 2
Nowadays we look at the family as the context of development of its members. The relationships between family members are the base of proper development of every man and they have evaluative nature for the functioning of individual. The proper family relationships are especially important in families struggling with a crisis caused by mental handicap of the child. The results of analysis of emotional relationships in the family with handicapped child are presented in the article. The results show that mothers and children with intellectual disabilities share the greatest emotional involvement (the most intense sharing of feelings with other family members) in these families is on the side of. The weakest emotional relation with their family have healthy children. The relations between the father and mother as well as between the healthy child and the mentally handicapped child are dominated by negative emotions. On the other side the relations between the mother and the mentally handicapped child are dominated by positive emotions.