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Disabled Children: Parental Proximity Stress, Depression, Anxiety and Well being

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posted on 2020-09-02, 00:38 authored by Naveed ShibliNaveed Shibli, SUNDAS RANA, AZRA PARVEEN

Role of presence ‘proximity’ (the time spend with disabled child) of the parents both mother and father studied. 200 parents of disabled children participated. These parents belonged to disabled children studying in four disabled children schools those selected out of 20 schools located in a district with a draw. The participants after informed consent were administered Psychological Wellbeing Scale, Proximity Duration Questionnaire and Depression Anxiety and Stress Scale individually assuming a could be relationship. SPSS analysis revealed that proximity was significantly negatively correlated with psychological well-being and significantly positively linked with unhappiness, anxiety and strain among participants. Moreover, well-being found significantly negatively correlated with depression, anxiety and stress among. The importance of factor presence proximity emerged in special children caregiving. More studies would contribute more.




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The authors declare no conflict of interests

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Lead author country

  • Pakistan

Lead author job role

  • Higher Education Faculty 4-yr College

Lead author institution

Head Department of Psychology Riphah International University Faisalabad

Human Participants

  • Yes

Ethics statement

Riphah Research Ethics Committee approved the study


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