The following is a list of relevant research articles:
Young, S. (2007). The forgotten siblings. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28 (1), 21-27.
Giallo, R. & S, Gavidia-Payne. (2006). Child, parent and family factors as predictors of adjustment for siblings of children with a disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 50 (12), 937-948.
Hannah, ME. & Midlarksy, E. (2005). Helping by Siblings of Children with Mental Retardation. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 110 (2), 87-99.
Houtzager, BA. & Grootenhuis, MA. & Hoekstra-Weebers, JEHM. Et al. (2005). One Month After Diagnosis: Quality of Life, Coping and Previous Functioning in Siblings of Children with Cancer. Child: Care, Health and Development, 31 (1), 75-87.
Stoneman, Z. (2005). Siblings of Children with Disabilities: Research Themes. Mental Retardation, 43 (5), 339-350.
Pitman, E. & Matthey, S. (2004). The SMILES Program: A Group Program for Children with Mentally Ill Parents or Siblings. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 74 (3), 383-388.
Rivers, JW. & Stoneman, Z. (2003). Sibling Relationships when a Child has Autism: Marital Stress and Support Coping. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 33 (4), 383-394.
Hogan, D.P., Park, J.M. & Goldscheider, F.K. (2003). The health consequences of a disabled sibling for school-age children. Research in social science and disability, 3, 185-205.
Sharpe, D. & Rossiter, L. (2002). Siblings of Children with a Chronic Illness: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 27 (8), 699-710.
Lobato, D.J. & Kao, B.T. (2002). Integrated Sibling-Parent Group Intervention to Improve Sibling Knowledge and Adjustment to Chronic Illness and Disability. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 27(8), 711-716.
Murray, J.S. (2002). A Qualitative Exploration of Psychosocial Support for Siblings of Children with Cancer. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 17 (5), 327-337.
Rossiter, L. & Sharpe, D. (2001). The Siblings of Individuals with Mental Retardation: A Quantative Integration of the Literature. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 10 (1), 65-84.
Munch, S. & Levick, J. (2001). “I’m Special, Too”: Promoting Sibling Adjustment in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Health and Social Work, 26 (1), 58-64.
Hollidge, C. (2001). Psychological Adjustment of Siblings to a Child with Diabetes. Health and Social Work, 26 (1), 15-25.
Murray, JS. (2001). Self-concept of Siblings of Children with Cancer. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 24 (2), 85-94.
Pit-ten Cate, I.M. & Loots, G.M.P. (2000). Experiences of Siblings of Children with Physical Disabilities: An Empirical Investigation. Disability and Rehabilitation, 22 (9), 399-408.
Fisman, S., Wolf, L., Ellison, D. & Freeman, T. (2000). A Longitudinal Study of Siblings of Children with Chronic Disabilities. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 45, 369-375.
Murray, J.S. (2000). Attachment Theory and Adjustment Difficulties in Siblings of Children with Cancer. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 21, 149-169.
Hannah, ME. & Midlarksy, E. (1999). Competence and adjustment of siblings of children with mental retardation. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 104 (1), 22-37.
Dyson, L.L. (1998). A Support Program for Siblings of Children with Disabilities: What Siblings Learn and What They Like. Psychology in the Schools, 35(1), 57-66.
Murray, J.S. (1998). The Lived Experience of Childhood Cancer: One Sibling’s Perspective. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 21, 217-227.
Smith, M. (1998). Protective shield: a thematic analysis of the experience of having an adult sibling with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 19, 317-335.
Morrison, L. (1997). Stress and siblings. Paediatric Nursing, 9 (4), 26-27.
Williams, P.D., Hanson, S., Karlin, R., Ridder, L., Liebergen, A., Olson, J., Barnard, M.U., & Tobin-Rommelhart, S. (1997). Outcomes of a nursing intervention for siblings of chronically ill children: A pilot study. Journal of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, 2 (3), 127-137.
Fisman, S., Wolf, L., Ellison, D. Gillis, B., Freeman, T. & Szatmari, P. (1996). Risk and Protective Factors Affecting with Adjustment of siblings of children with chronic disabilities. Journal of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 35 (11), 1532-1541.
Miller, S. (1996). Living with a disabled sibling – a review. Paediatric Nursing, 8 (8), 21-24.
McLinden, S.E., Miller, L.M. & Deprey, J.M (1991). Effects of a support group for siblings of children with special needs. Psychology in the Schools, 28, 230-237.
Howlin, P. (1988). Living with impairment: the effects on children of having an autistic sibling. Child: care, health and development, 14, 395-408.
Opperman, S. & Alant, E. Howlin, P. (1988). Living with impairment: the effects on children of having an autistic sibling. Child: care, health and development, 14, 395-408.
Hannah, ME. & Midlarksy, E. (1985). Siblings of the handicapped: a literature review for school psychologists. School Psychology Review, 14 (4), 510-520.