International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | Egypt | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019


Classroom Remediation Intervention Impacts on Mentally Retarded Adolescents Females Self Care Practice, their Mothers Stress and Family Cohesion

Wafaa Hassan Alseraty | Madiha Mahmoud Makhlouf


Abstract: Study aim: Assess impacts of classroom remediation intervention on mentally retarded adolescents self care practice, their mothers’ stress and family cohesion. Sample & Setting: 35 mentally retarded adolescents’ females at 7th secondary school and 5th preparatory school of Al Dawadmi, Saudi Arabia was included. Results; about two thirds of the adolescents aged from 12-14 years and about half of them are in first year of preparatory school also more than four fifth from studied subjects’ teachers’ had experience in working with mentally retarded for more than 5 years old. Post the intervention, nearly all studied students was always responsible, do requested activities, cooperative, had self control, has initiation and good communication also studied adolescents’ hygienic care practice were improved significantly post intervention. Regarding family cohesion it was improved significantly post the intervention. Conclusion: Post intervention adolescents become more responsible, self control, able to provide self care practice and significant differences was found post intervention and also their families’ cohesion were improved post the intervention which decrease mothers’ stress level in dealing with the adolescents and maintain good relation with them. Recommendation; Adolescents and mothers’ need good preparation to deal with the disease; satisfy needs and maintain family cohesion.


Keywords: Classroom remediation intervention, mentally retarded, stress and family cohesion


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,


Pages: 1012 - 1017


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