A correlative study to Assess the Psychological Wellbeing and Self-esteem among Adult children of Mentally ill Parent/s in Selected Hospital of Udupi District

Jayakrishnan, K and Shalini, * and Savitha, * (2014) A correlative study to Assess the Psychological Wellbeing and Self-esteem among Adult children of Mentally ill Parent/s in Selected Hospital of Udupi District. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 4 (3). pp. 53-56. ISSN 2249-7110

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Abstract

Introduction : Caregivers across the world, who are often unrecognised and under supported, are deeply and personally impacted by the care they provide. The recognition of high levels of caregiver morbidity demands a holistic approach and nurses need to be more responsive to the needs of carers and care-recipients rather than focussing on the patient alone. Aims andObjectives: to determine the psychological wellbeing of adult children with mentally ill parent/s, to assess the level of self-esteem of adult children of their mentally ill parent/s, and to find the relationship between psychological wellbeing and self-esteem. Study design : descriptive correlational study design. Methods and materials :study was conducted among 63 adult children of mentally ill parents by using convenient sampling technique. A survey approach was used for the study. Tools used for the study were Demographic Proforma, Psychological wellbeing scale, and Rosenberg's self-esteem scale. Results : Majority, 35 (55.6%) of the sampl s were found to be having high psychological wellbeing. 27 (42.9%) of the samples were intermediate psychological wellbeing and only 1 (1.6%) participant was having low psychological wellbeing. Majority (68.3%) of the samples were found to be having normal self-esteem. (30.2%) of the samples were with low self-esteem and only (1.6%) participant was having high self-esteem. There is no significant correlation was found between psychological wellbeing and self-esteem (r = 0.044, p= 0.730).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult children; Psychological wellbeing; Self-esteem; Mentally ill parent/s
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Mental Health
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2014 04:21
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2014 04:21
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140262

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