What are some of the social experiences of young people who live with a parent who has a mental illness?
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July 2, 2013
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Daily, children and adolescents in the family can face the stresses of caring for the parent. Stressors include the fear of developing a mental illness themselves; coping with the stigma that is attached to mental illness; and trying to manage the ordinary challenges of growing up, including going to school and managing friendships and relationships...
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Research indicates that a child of a person with a mental illness has an increased risk of:
? Developing schizophrenia or other mental illnesses (Lancaster 1999).
? First-degree biological relatives of individuals with schizophrenia have a 10 per cent risk for developing schizophrenia and an increased risk of psychopathology more generally (Hodgkinson et al 2001)...
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