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Zamani N, Zamani S, Habibi M, Abedini S. Comparison in stress of caring mothers of children with developmental, external and internal disorders and normal children. J Research Health. 2017; 7 (2) :688-694
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-886-en.html
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However, having a baby brings positive emotions such as happiness, sense of maturity and proud, parenting's issue could cause high level of stress and child's characteristics was a detrimental factor which can effect on parent's stress, so the aim of this research was comparison of stress of caring in mothers of children with developmental, external, and internal disorders and normal children. The study population included all mothers of children with developmental, emotional, and disruptive behavior disorders, and mothers with normal children in Hamadan (a city in Iran). 240 mothers (4 groups include 60 mothers) were chosen based on simple random sampling. Family inventory of life events and changes Mc Cubbin, Patterson & Wilson was used for assessing participants. The results showed that maternal stress in mothers with children who have diagnosis of disruptive behavior disorders were significantly more than of mothers of children with developmental disorders, emotional and mothers of normal children. The present study showed that disruptive behavior disorders in children have a greater impact on their mothers. So, we suggest approved psychological interventions for helping mothers of children with psychological problems, particularly children with external disorders.

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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health Economics
Received: 2014/10/16 | Accepted: 2014/12/6 | Published: 2017/02/27

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