Effectiveness of Hospital based Intervention on Parenting Stress Among mothers of Pediatric Surgery Children in South India

Pai, Mamatha S and Kumar, Vijay and Prabhu, Santhosh P and Sundeep, PT (2014) Effectiveness of Hospital based Intervention on Parenting Stress Among mothers of Pediatric Surgery Children in South India. International Journal of World Research, 1 (11). pp. 25-34. ISSN 2347-937X

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Abstract

Illness of the child is anxious situation for the mothers. This study was aimed at finding the effectiveness of hospital based intervention among mothers of pediatric surgery children. Parenting stress was assessed using PSI/SF among 120 mothers (control =60 and intervention 60) who were selected based on the purposive sampling. Result: Mother’s age ranged from 19 to 42 years with majority (of the mothers (102 out of 120) belonged to Hindu religion. With regard to the education of the mother, eight mothers out of 120(i.e.6.66%) were illiterates. Majority of the mothers, 91 out of 120 (75.83%) had primary education and were mostly unemployed (90.83%) Majority of the mothers were found to be experiencing moderate to high total parenting stress.the hospital based intervention was found to be effective in reducing the parenting stress among mothers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hospital based intervention; Parenting stress; Pedaitric surgery; Mothers; South India
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Child Health
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatric Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 07:03
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2014 07:03
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141209

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