International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017

Assessment of Resilience by Resilience Assessment Scale for Children

Rani Pooja | Kaur Manmeet [3]

Abstract: Adolescent is considered as a difficult period, marked by conflicts in ones autonomy, which culminates with the redefinition of the individual towards adult life introduction. Through hospitalization, the treatment modalities which are getting fulfilled proceed to conflicts among interests in regards to stress and inability of resources leading to adaptation and resilience. While using resilience, child develops to maintain balance, gain confidence and personal strength to cope up with illness. Descriptive research design was used to assess the resilience by Resilience Assessment Scale among the children suffering with chronic diseases in selected hospitals of Haryana. Content validity of the modified Resilience Assessment Scale for children suffering with chronic diseases was assured with 7 experts in the field of nursing. Final data collection was carried out on 100 children suffering from chronic diseases. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics in the terms of frequency and percentage distribution, mean, median, standard deviation and chi-square. The findings of the study reveal that there was a significant association between type of family and resilience among children suffering with chronic diseases. Majority of the children in the study had moderate resilience (69 %), only 2 % of the children had lower resilience and rest children were having higher resilience. The recommendations for the future research can be Psychological interventions on the basis of High, Moderate and Low Resilience given to the caregivers in order to attain their maximum level of health.

Keywords: resilience, chidren

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 6, June 2017,

Pages: 2287 - 2290

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