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Adult children of parents with mental illness: parenting journeys

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Psychology, July 2018
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (76th percentile)

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Title
Adult children of parents with mental illness: parenting journeys
Published in
BMC Psychology, July 2018
DOI 10.1186/s40359-018-0248-x
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Authors

Gillian Murphy, Kath Peters, Lesley Wilkes, Debra Jackson

Abstract

Individuals who have lived with childhood parental mental illness are at increased risk of developing mental health concerns. Yet there is limited knowledge about how a person's childhood experiences of parental mental illness may influence their subsequent parenting roles. This narrative study generated parenting narratives of adult children who had lived with childhood parental mental illness. Interviewees included 10 women and three men. Inductive thematic analysis was used to establish themes and sub-themes from the narratives. The theme of parenting journeys with sub-themes of: 'adult children living with parenting worries' and 'adult children seeking emotional connectivity with their children and others' are presented. Parenting anxiety may be a common experience shared by all parents. However, adult children's worries in relation to their child/ren developing mental illness may be associated with their own experiences of childhood parental mental illness. All health professionals have a pinnacle role in supporting families to build resilience and harness positive experiences within familial relationships to recognise and mitigate parenting anxiety.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 21 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 19%
Student > Bachelor 3 14%
Lecturer 2 10%
Student > Master 2 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 10%
Other 3 14%
Unknown 5 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 4 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 14%
Psychology 2 10%
Computer Science 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 7 33%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 October 2018.
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#2,081,321
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Outputs from BMC Psychology
#112
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