Impact of growing up with a sibling with a neurodevelopmental disorder on the quality of life of an unaffected sibling: A scoping review

Purpose: Growing up with a sibling with a neurodevelopmental disorder can have positive and negative effects on personal, social and emotional well-being; however, little is known about the impacts on unaffected siblings’ quality of life. The purpose of this review was to synthesize evidence from studies evaluating the quality of life of unaffected siblings of children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Year of Publication: 2019

Authors: Ramesh Lamsal, Wendy J. Ungar

Journal Title: Disability and Rehabilitation