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Le burn-out parental : l'éviter et s'en sortir.

 Mikolajczak, M and Roskam, I.

(Odile Jacob, 2017)

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The following publications are from our team and others. They give an overview of what is currently known about parental burnout. We organized them according to several main topics, i.e. conceptualization of Parental Burnout (PB), assessment of PB, antecedents and risk factors of PB, consequences of PB, treatment of PB, and literature review.

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Mikolajczak, M., Roskam, I. & Gross, J.J. (2021). Parents on the brink: Parental burnout. APA Blog, division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology) (link)

Review/overview papers

Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J.J., & Roskam, I. (in press). Beyond job burnout: Parental burnout! Trends in Cognitive Sciences (Pdf).

Cheng, H., Liu, X. Li, Yi. & Li, Yo. (2021). Is parenting a happy experience: Review on Parental burnout (paper in Chense) Psychological Development and Education (Pdf).

Mikolajczak, M., & Roskam, I. (2020). Parental burnout: Moving the focus from children to parents. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development (Pdf)

Mroskova, S., Reľovská, M., & Schlosserová, A. (2020). Burnout in parents of sick children and its risk factors: a literature review. Central European Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (Pdf)

 

Sánchez-Rodríguez, R., Perier, S., Callahan, S., & Séjourné, N. (2019). Revue de la littérature relative au burnout parental. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. (Pdf)

Conceptualization of PB

Wang, W., Wang, S., Liu, X., & Li, Y. (2021). Parental and job burnout in a Chinese sample. Current Psychology. (pdf)

Lebert-Charron, A., Dorard, G., Wendland, J., & Boujut, E. (2021). Who are and are not the burnout moms? A cluster analysis study of French-speaking mothers. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports. (Pdf)

Blanchard, M. A., & Heeren, A. (2020). Why we should move from reductionism and embrace a network approach to parental burnout. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J. J., Stinglhamber, F., Lindahl Norberg, A., & Roskam, I. (2020). Is parental burnout distinct from job burnout and depressive symptomatology? Clinical Psychological Science. (Pdf)

Pérez-Díaz, P., & Oyarce Cádiz, D. (2020). Burnout parental en Chile y género: un modelo para comprender el burnout en madres chilenas. Revista de Psicología. (Pdf)

Blanchard, A-L., Roskam, I., Mikolajczak, M., & Heeren, A. (2020). A network approach to parental burnout. Child Abuse and Neglect. (Pdf)

Sánchez-Rodríguez, R., Orsini, E., Laflaquière, E., Callahan, S., & Séjourné, N. (2019). Depression, anxiety, and guilt in mothers with burnout of preschool and school-aged children: Insight from a cluster analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders. (Pdf)

Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J. J., & Roskam, I. (2019). Parental Burnout: What Is It, and Why Does It Matter? Clinical Psychological Science. (Pdf)

César, F., Costa, P., Oliveira, A., & Fontaine, A. M. (2018). “To suffer in paradise”: Feelings mothers share on Portuguese Facebook sites. Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

Hubert, S., & Aujoulat, I. (2018). Parental burnout: When exhausted mothers open up. Frontiers in psychology. (Pdf)

 

Séjourné, N., Sanchez-Rodriguez, R., Leboullenger, A., & Callahan, S. (2018). Maternal burn-out: an exploratory study. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. (Pdf)

Roskam, I., Brianda, M.-E., & Mikolajczak, M. (2018). A Step Forward in the Conceptualization and Measurement of Parental Burnout: The Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

Assessment of PB

Aunola, K., Sorkkila, M., Tolvanen, A., Tassoul, A., Mikolajczak, M. & Roskam, I. (in press). Development and Validation of the Brief Parental Burnout Scale (BPBs). Psychological Assessment. (pdf)

Sarrionandia Peña, A. (in press). Initial validation of the Basque version of the Parental Burnout Assessment (B-PBA). Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. (Pdf)

Furutani, K., Kawamoto, T., Alimardani, M., & Nakashima, K. (2020). Exhausted parents in Japan: Preliminary validation of the Japanese version of the Parental Burnout Assessment. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Stănculescu, E., Roskam, I., Mikolajczak, M., Muntean, A., & Gurza, A. (2020). Parental burnout in Romania: Validity of the Romanian version of the parental burnout assessment (PBA‐RO). New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Matias, M., Aguiar, J., César, F., Braz, C. A., Barham, E. J., Leme, V., …, Fontaine, A. M. (2020). The Brazilian–Portuguese version of the Parental Burnout Assessment: Transcultural adaptation and initial validity evidence. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Arikan, G., Üstündağ‐Budak, A. M., Akün, E., Mikolajczak, M., & Roskam, I. (2020). Validation of the Turkish version of the Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

 

Mousavi, S.F., Mikolajczak, M., & Roskam, I. (2020). Parental burnout in Iran: Psychometric properties of the Persian (Farsi) version of the parental burnout assessment (PBA). New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

 

Szczygieł, D., Sekulowicz, M., Kwiatkowski, P., Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Validation of the Polish version of the Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

 

Gannagé, M., Besson, E., Harfouche, J., Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Parental Burnout in Lebanon: Validation Psychometric Properties of the Lebanese Arabic Version of the Parental Burnout Assessment. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Sodi, T., Kpassagou, L. B., Hatta, O., Ndayizigiye, A., Ndayipfukamiye, J.-M., Tenkué, J. N., Bahati, C., & Sezibera, V. Parenting and parental burnout in Africa. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Aunola, K., Sorkkila, M. & Tolvanen, A. (2020). Validity of the Finnish version of the Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. (Pdf)

Cheng, H., Wang, W., Wang, S., Li, Y., Liu, X., & Li, Y. (2020). Validation of a Chinese Version of the Parental Burnout Assessment. Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

​Eom, M., & Lee, Y. (2020). A validation study on parental burnout assessment in South Korea. Crisisonomy.

 

Kawamoto, T. K., Furutani, K., & Alimardani, M. (2018). Preliminary validation of Japanese version of the Parental Burnout Inventory and its relationship with perfectionism. Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

 

Van Bakel, H. J., Van Engen, M. L., & Peters, P. (2018). Validity of the Parental Burnout Inventory Among Dutch Employees. Frontiers in psychology. (Pdf)

 

Roskam, I., Brianda, M.-E., & Mikolajczak, M. (2018). A Step Forward in the Conceptualization and Measurement of Parental Burnout: The Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

 

Roskam, I., Raes, M.-E., & Mikolajczak, M. (2017). Exhausted Parents: Development and Preliminary Validation of the Parental Burnout Inventory.  Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

Antecedents and risk factors of PB

Lin, G. -X., Szczygieł, D., Hansotte, L.,  Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2021). Aiming to be perfect parents increases the risk of parental burnout, but emotional competence mitigates it. Current Psychology. (pdf)

Bayot, M., Roskam, I., Gallée, L. , & Mikolajczak, M. (2021). When emotional intelligence backfires: Interactions between intra- and interpersonal emotional competencies in the case of parental burnout. Journal of Individual Differences. (Pdf)

Lin, G. -X., Hansotte, L., Szczygieł, D., Meeussen, L., Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2021). Parenting with a smile: Display rules, regulatory effort, and parental burnout. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (pdf)

Sorkkila, M., & Aunola, K. (2020). Risk factors for parental burnout among Finnish parents: The role of socially prescribed perfectionism. Journal of Child and Family Studies. (Pdf)

Gillis, A., & Roskam, I. (2020). Regulation between daily exhaustion and support in parenting: A dyadic perspective. International Journal of Behavioral Development. (Pdf)

Mousavi, F.S. (2019) The Burnout and Exhaustion Due to Parental Responsibilities: The Role of Parent-Child Demographic Variables. Middle Eastern Journal of Disability Studies, 9 , 23. (pdf)

Gérain, P., & Zech, E. (2018). Does informal caregiving lead to parental burnout? Comparing parents having (or not) children with mental and physical issues. Frontiers in psychology. (Pdf)

Lebert, A., Dorard, G., Boujut, E., & Wendland, J. (2018). Maternal burnout syndrome: contextual and psychological associated factors. Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

Le Vigouroux, S., & Scola, C. (2018). Differences in parental burnout: Influence of demographic factors and personality of parents and children. Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

Leineweber, C., Falkenberg, H., & Albrecht, S. C. (2018). Parent's relative perceived work flexibility compared to their partner is associated with emotional exhaustion. Frontiers in psychology. (Pdf)

Meeussen, L., & Van Laar, C. (2018). Feeling pressure to be a perfect mother relates to parental burnout and career ambitions. Frontiers in psychology. (Pdf)

Mikolajczak, M., & Roskam, I. (2018). A Theoretical and Clinical Framework for Parental Burnout: The Balance Between Risks and Resources (BR²). Frontiers in Psychology. (Pdf)

​Mikolajczak, M., Raes, M-E., & Roskam, I. (2018). Exhausted parents: Sociodemographic, child-related, parent-related, parenting and family-functioning correlates of parental burnout. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

 

Sánchez-Rodríguez, R., Callahan, S., & Séjourné, N. (2018). L’épuisement des mères de jeunes enfants: une étude exploratoire. Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive. (Pdf)

Le Vigouroux, S., Scola, C., Raes, M. E., Mikolajczak, M., & Roskam, I. (2017). The Big Five Personality Traits and Parental Burnout: Protective and Risk Factors. Personality and Individual Differences. (Pdf)

Lindahl Norberg, A., Mellgren, K., Winiarski, J., & Forinder, U. (2014). Relationship between problems related to child late effects and parent burnout after pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation. (Pdf)

Lindström, C., Åman, J., & Norberg, A. L. (2011). Parental burnout in relation to sociodemographic, psychosocial and personality factors as well as disease duration and glycaemic control in children with Type 1 diabetes mellitus. Acta Paediatrica. (Pdf)

Lindström, C., Åman, J., & Norberg, A. L. (2010). Increased prevalence of burnout symptoms in parents of chronically ill children. Acta Paediatrica. (Pdf)

Norberg, A. L. (2010). Parents of children surviving a brain tumor: burnout and the perceived disease-related influence on everyday life. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. (Pdf)

Norberg, A. L. (2007). Burnout in mothers and fathers of children surviving brain tumour. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. (Pdf)

Weiss, M. J. (2002). Hardiness and social support as predictors of stress in mothers of typical children, children with autism, and children with mental retardation. Autism. (Pdf)

Impact of COVID 19

 

Sorkkila, M., & Aunola, K. (2021). Resilience and Parental Burnout Among Finnish Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Variable and Person-Oriented Approaches. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families. (Pdf)

Biological correlates of PB

 

Brianda, M.E., Roskam, I. & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Psychoneuroendocrinology research is needed on parental burnout: A response to Walther, Walther, and Heald’s comment on Hair cortisol concentrations as a biomarker of parental burnout”. Psychoneuroendocrinology (Pdf).

 

Brianda, M-E., Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Hair Cortisol Concentration as a Biomarker of Parental Burnout . Psychoneuroendocrinology. (Pdf)

Cultural correlates of PB

IIPB Consortium. (in press). Parental burnout around the globe: A 42-country study. Affective Science. (Pdf).

Gender-related differences in PB

 

Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2020).  Gender Differences in the Nature, the Antecedents, and the Consequences of Parental Burnout. Sex Roles. (Pdf)

Mousavi, S. F. (2020) Psychological Well-Being, Marital Satisfaction, and Parental Burnout in Iranian Parents: The Effect of Home Quarantine During COVID-19 OutbreaksFrontiers in Psychology. 11:553880

Consequences of PB

Szczygieł, D., Sekulowicz, M., Kwiatkowski, P., Roskam, I., & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Validation of the Polish version of the Parental Burnout Assessment (PBA). New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. (Pdf)

Hansotte, L., Nguyen, N., Roskam, I., Stinglhamber, F. & Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Are all Burned Out Parents Neglectful and Violent? A Latent Profile Analysis. Journal of Child and Family Studies (Preprint).

 

Griffith, A.K. (2020). Parental Burnout and Child Maltreatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Family Violence (Preprint)

 

Mikolajczak, M., Brianda, M. E., Avalosse, H., & Roskam, I. (2018). Consequences of parental burnout: a preliminary investigation of escape and suicidal ideations, sleep disorders, addictions, marital conflicts, child abuse and neglect. Child Abuse and Neglect. (Pdf)

 

Mikolajczak, M., Gross, J. J., & Roskam, I. (2019). Parental Burnout: What Is It, and Why Does It Matter? Clinical Psychological Science. (Pdf)

 

Gillis, A., Roskam, I. (2019). Daily Exhaustion and Support in Parenting: Impact on the Quality of the Parent–Child Relationship. Journal of Child and Family Studies (Pdf)

Treatment of PB

 

Brianda, M.E. , Roskam, I., Gross, J.J., Franssen, A., Kapala, F., Gérard, F., Mikolajczak, M. (2020). Treating Parental Burnout: Impact of Two Treatment Modalities on Burnout Symptoms, Emotions, Hair Cortisol, and Parental Neglect and Violence. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. (Pdf)