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date: 21 February 2020

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This chapter reviews research focusing on two major themes regarding parents and children with Down syndrome: the shift from a pathology perspective to a stress and coping approach, and the study of parent-child interactions, attachment, and relationships. It calls for the additional future exploration of the inconsistent findings regarding parents' stress, family-focused programs, parental personal resources, fathers' perspectives, and coping resources.

Keywords: Down syndrome, pathology perspective, stress and coping, parent—child interactions

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