Naomi V Ekas
Affiliation: University of Notre Dame
- Religiosity, spirituality, and socioemotional functioning in mothers of children with autism spectrum disorderNaomi V Ekas
Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 39:706-19. 2009..Of the two predictors, spirituality accounted for more unique variance in positive outcomes. In contrast, religious activities were related to more negative outcomes and lower levels of positive outcomes...
- Feeling good, feeling bad: influences of maternal perceptions of the child and marital adjustment on well-being in mothers of children with an autism spectrum disorderDiane M Lickenbrock
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 41:848-58. 2011..These findings highlight the dynamic roles that mothers' perceptions and marital adjustment play in determining maternal psychological outcomes...
- Optimism, social support, and well-being in mothers of children with autism spectrum disorderNaomi V Ekas
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 40:1274-84. 2010..In addition, partner and friend support were directly associated with maternal outcomes. Implications for the development of interventions directed at increasing the quality of social support networks are discussed...
- Adaptation to daily stress among mothers of children with an autism spectrum disorder: the role of daily positive affectNaomi V Ekas
Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 41:1202-13. 2011..Implications of the present study are discussed with regard to theoretical models of positive affect, the development of intervention programs, and directions for future research...