Assessment of parenting skills of parents having children with psychiatric disorders attending psychiatry unit


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Author Details : Renu Sharma*, Sunita Sharma, Akhilesh Sharma

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 79-84

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmpo.2021.016



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Abstract

Parenting is defined as a process of promotion of the physical, social, emotional, financial and intellectual development of a child till adulthood. But parenting a child with mental health issues can be difficult and stressful for parents. So, therefore this study was conducted to know about the parenting skills of parents having children with psychiatric disorders. A descriptive study was conducted in psychiatry unit of PGIMER, Chandigarh for which 40 parents were selected who were having children with psychiatric illness and attending psychiatry unit. The obtained data was statistically analyzed by SPSS-20 version. Main findings showed that 50% of the subjects exhibits good parenting skills, 47.5% have average parenting skills and only 2.5% of subjects have negligent parenting. The study concluded that parent- child gap is evident in parents who take care of their child.
 

Keywords: Parenting skills, Parents, Children, Childhood Psychiatric disorders.


How to cite : Sharma R, Sharma S, Sharma A, Assessment of parenting skills of parents having children with psychiatric disorders attending psychiatry unit. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2021;7(2):79-84


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)



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Received : 16-06-2021

Accepted : 08-07-2021

Available online : 03-08-2021


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