International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014 | Rating: 6.6 / 10


Relationship between Caretakers Variable on Age and Coping Strategies of Primary Caretakers Attending to Children with Cardiac Problems

Y. D. Haritha [2] | Dr. Nasreenbanu [3]


Abstract: The present study makes an attempt to understand the Relationship between Caretakers Variable on Age and Coping Strategies of Primary Caretakers Attending to Children with Cardiac Problems. Caretakers who were ready and willing to extend their cooperation for indepth interview were selected as population for the study. Thus a total number of 60 caretakers were selected purposively for conducting the present study. The results revealed that caretakers used both approach and avoidance coping styles. It reflected, based on the age caretakers was found to be positively correlated under avoidance coping strategies indulging in cognitive avoidance i. e. trying to forget the whole thing, trying not to think about the problem.


Keywords: Age, Caretakers, Coping Strategies, Cardiac Problems


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 746 - 747


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