Michael G Sawyer

Journal article

Time demands of caring for children with autism: what are the implications for maternal mental health?

Abstract This study examined the relationship between maternal mental health problems and both caregiving time and experience of time pressure for 216 mothers of children with autism. Data describing caregiving time was obtained using 24-h time-diaries. Standard questionnaires were used to assess time pressure, social...

The mental health and wellbeing of children and adolescents in home-based foster care

The study identifies the prevalence of mental health problems, rates of suicidal ideation and behaviour, and use of professional mental health services among children and adolescents residing in home-based foster care. It finds that Children in home-based foster care experience high rates of mental health...