Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health and Well-Being of Latinx Caregivers of Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This study explored the impact of the pandemic on the mental health and well-being of Latinx caregivers of children with IDD. Specifically, researchers (1) identified which social determinants of health are correlated with maternal caregivers perceived general health, mental health, and well-being; (2) explored the impact of the pandemic on families’ overall eating and physical activity routines; and (3) identified emergent themes from caregivers’ experiences during the pandemic.

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Cross disability
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Promoting Obesity Prevention Among Latinx Children with Developmental Disabilities and Families Through Engaged Research
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Journal article
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