International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015

Psychological Problems in Parents of Children with Spina Bifida

Dr. Deepa Abichandani [2] | Rajvi Shah

Abstract: Parents of children with spina bifida face various psychological problems additional to burden of financial crisis and family compromises. Objective To understand various psychological problems faced by parents and about their available support systems. MethodA survey based study using self-devised pre validated questionnaire. Result Parents faced anxiety (78 %), psychological problems like getting upset on trivial things (72 %), impatient (74 %) and overreacting to situations (64 %), lack of energy (70 %) and unable to enjoy as before (44 %), (82 %) reported affirmative over support systems. ConclusionMeasures for psychological problems of parents should be addressed with treatment of child to improvise child and parent well-being.

Keywords: spina bifida, psychological, parents

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 9, September 2015,

Pages: 1183 - 1188

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