International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychiatry | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023

Stress and Resilience among Parents of Children with Specific Learning Disorder

Kapil Singh [4] | Bhawna Singh | Kalpesh Suryavanshi

Abstract: Background : Specific learning disorder (SLD) is a general term that refers to a heterogeneous group of disorders manifested by significant difficulties in the acquisition and use of listening, speaking, reading, writing, reasoning, or mathematical abilities.1 The educational skills are significantly lower than expected according to age, which considerably affects success and daily activities related to school or professional life.2 It begins during early childhood and continues across the lifespan with variable clinical expressions. Material and Methods: The design of the study was a cross sectional observational study. 113parents accompanying children with SLD to department of psychiatry ABVIMS and Dr RML hospital were recruited, Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale - 21 Items (DASS-21) to assess severity of depression, anxiety and stress and Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale 25 (CD-RISC-25) to assess the Resilience score were applied. Results: Significant negative correlation was seen between stress score with resilience score. Conclusion: Study finding suggest that parents were going through different levels of psychological stress with mothers at higher risk than fathers, and resilience score is negatively correlated with stress.

Keywords: Specific Learning Disorder, parental stress, resilience score

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,

Pages: 977 - 980

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