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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Assess the stress level among parents with child suffering from chronic disease condition

Author(s):
Juby Thomas, Pratik Salve, Phoeba K Johnson, Rushikesh Survase, Shiney Eappen and Sunitha Chavan
Abstract:
Stress is the response of a person when the situation is no more under the control which leads the person into developing anxiety, worry, pressure and restlessness. It can be harmful if the stress is not managed and handled properly and may lead to emotional and mental disturbances, but sometimes the stress faced can be healthy if managed properly. Parents undergo stress when their child is admitted in hospital. Whether the child is neonate or adolescents the worry and pressure remain the same.
Aim: To assess the stress level through which parents are going due to child being hospitalized with chronic disease condition.
Objective: This study was done to find the stress levels for parents whose child is admitted with chronic disease condition in hospital.
Material and method: Non experimental study was conducted to assess the stress level among parents with child suffering from chronic disease conditions in selected hospitals of Pune city, using as structured Questionnaire on parents stress level 150 parents were chosen for the study through non probability sampling technique. Validity was done. The reliability was done for the tool and the score was 0.7.Which indicated that the tool can be used to conduct study. The data tool consisted of 20 questions divided into four aspects
Conclusion: In the present study, following conclusion were drawn out from findings of the study. Overall results showed that, 61.17% of parents are under severe stress levels and 3.5% of parents had mild stress levels. 35.33% were having moderate stress.
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How to cite this article:
Juby Thomas, Pratik Salve, Phoeba K Johnson, Rushikesh Survase, Shiney Eappen, Sunitha Chavan. Assess the stress level among parents with child suffering from chronic disease condition. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):452-456.

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