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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2018, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
A study to assess the level of psychological stress among caregivers of children between age group of 1-10 years with respiratory infections admitted in selected hospitals

Dhanashree Kutwal

A study to assess the level of psychological stress among caregivers of children between age group of 1-10 years with respiratory infections admitted in selected hospitals”. Objectives of the study were, Identify the level of psychological stress among caregivers of children between age group of 1-10 years with respiratory infections, find association between stress and demographic variable. Aim of study is assessing the level of psychological stress among caregivers of children with respiratory infections. In this study the samples were selected from Dr. D.Y. Patil hospital. A standard rating scale was prepared to assess the level of psychological stress among caregivers. The content validity was determined by the experts and 100 samples was done from 06/04/2017 to 09/04/2017.Section one is Demographic details which consisted age of caregivers, gender, education, residence, monthly family income, type of family, relationship with patient, stay in hospital (in days) and type of illness. Section two is Standard rating scale to assess level of psychological stress among caregivers. Major Findings of The Study Are -17% (17) of caregivers have mild stress, 49% (49) have moderate stress and 34% (34) have severe stress. It can be concluded that majority of caregivers have moderate level of stress in taking care of children with age group of 1-10 years with respiratory infection.
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How to cite this article:
Dhanashree Kutwal. A study to assess the level of psychological stress among caregivers of children between age group of 1-10 years with respiratory infections admitted in selected hospitals. International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice. 2018; 1(2): 11-13.
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