Author(s): Amandeep Kaur, Kanwaljit Kaur Gill

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DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00061.8   

Address: Amandeep Kaur1, Dr. (Mrs) Kanwaljit Kaur Gill2
1Nursing Tutor (Mental Health Nursing), S.K.S.S. College of Nursing, Sarabha
2M.N and Ph.D, S.K.S.S. College of Nursing, Sarabha
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 5,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2017


ABSTRACT:
Background: Stress is a part of life. Various situations in life cause stress. The present study was conducted to assess the level of stress and coping strategies among the parents of children admitted in paediatric ward in the selected hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. Objectives: The objectives of the study was to assess the level of stress and coping strategies among the parents of children admitted in paediatric ward and the other objective was to determine the relationship of level of stress and coping strategies with the selected demographic variables such as age, gender, education, occupation, marital status, income of family per month, type of family, size of family, duration of stay in hospital and diagnosis of the child. Materials and Methods: The study was undertaken in one hospital of Ludhiana, Punjab. The study was non-experimental (exploratory) in nature having 100 parents (either mother or father) of the children who were admitted in the paediatric ward of the selected hospital. Parents were selected by convenient sampling technique. Firstly the level of stress was assessed by using self structured stress assessment scale and then the coping strategies of the parents were assessed by using coping checklist. Findings and Conclusion: From the findings of the study conclusion was drawn that 66% of parents had moderate level of stress and 32% had mild and 2% had severe stress. 64% of the parents were using adaptive coping strategies whose children were admitted in paediatric ward and 36% were using maladaptive coping strategies to deal with the stress during the hospitalization of their child. There was statistically significant impact of gender on the coping strategies among the parents of children admitted in the paediatric ward and concluded that the males were using more adaptive coping strategie s than the females.


Cite this article:
Amandeep Kaur, Kanwaljit Kaur Gill. An Exploratory Study to Assess the Level of Stress and Coping Strategies Among the Parents of Children Admitted in Paediatric Ward in the Selected Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2017; 5(3): 297-302. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00061.8


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