Effectiveness of Group Interventions on Stress and Aggression among Parents of Children with Multiple DisabilitiesJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2021-07-15
Authors : Samuel Dinakaran S; A. Julie Sandra;
Page : 723-725
Keywords : Perceived stress; Aggression; Group intervention; Multiple Disabilities;
Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of Group Interventions on perceived Stress and Aggression among parents of children with multiple disabilities who have been attending occupational therapy. Method: One-group pretest?post test design was used. 30 parents were selected based on the inclusion - exclusion criteria. Group interventions was carried out for 8 sessions, each session of 45 minutes duration .The group interventions were various strategies for Stress and Aggression management. Perceived Stress was assessed using Perceived Stress Scale and Aggression was assessed using Buss Perry Aggression Questionnaire ? Short Form (Tamil) Results: The results indicated that there was a significant difference between the pretest and post-test scores in Perceived Stress Scale and Buss Perry Aggression Questionnaire? Short Form (Tamil). Conclusion: The finding emphasized that the group interventions reduced the level of Stress and Aggression among parents of children with multiple disabilities. Conduction of such group intervention can improve the mental health of parents of children with multiple disabilities.
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