A Study among Parents of Children with Mental RetardationJournal: International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research & Development (IJASRD) (Vol.05, No. 07)
Publication Date: 2018-08-10
Authors : R. Rajendren;
Page : 42-53
Keywords : Mental Retardation; Mentally Challenged; Disability; Stress and Stressors; Intelligence Test; Brain Damage.;
The parents of children with female mentally challenged absolutely face more difficulties than parents of children with male mentally challenged, which in turn affect their quality of life. Many factors can influence the quality of life of the parents with mentally challenged children in family. Parents are in family who deal with the issues associated with child's disability and also maintain the household so it is very important for parents to take some time to care for themselves as individuals and getting enough sleep, eating regular meals, taking a short walk, and doing the things that they really enjoy. Parents having a child with mentally challenged experience a variety of stressors and stress reactions related to the child's disability and known to get impacted in many ways because of having a special child. The present study aims to find out the “A Study among Parents of Children with Mental Retardation” studying in special schools of' Dharmapuri District of Tamilnadu.
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