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Mothers of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder report higher levels of stress than mothers of teenagers with typical development, said UCR's Jan Blacher, but optimism can be a buffer.

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Mothers of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder report higher levels of stress than mothers of teenagers with typical development, said UCR’s Jan Blacher, but optimism can be a buffer.

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Mothers of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder report higher levels of stress than mothers of teenagers with typical development, said UCR's Jan Blacher, but optimism can be a buffer.