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Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  2321-5828

ISSN Online :  0975-6795


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Impact of Mentally Challenged Children on their Parent’s Mental Health and Well Being



Address:   Naila Rashid
Post Graduate Teacher, Psychology, SSSC (Boys), AMU, Aligarh
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ABSTRACT:
The proposed paper focuses on the impact of mentally challenged children on their parent’s mental health and well being. Becoming the parent of a child who has a disability is a time of great stress and change. Parents of mentally challenged children face problems and perceived considerable stress as their whole life-style get affected including their mental health personal and psychological well being. They used different coping styles to manage and deal with the stressful situation in order to avoid negative psychological, emotional and physical consequences. The present deliberation is an effort to assess both positive and negative impact on the parents of such children so that they could be helped to manage these problems in the best possible way.
KEYWORDS:
Parents, Mentally Challenged Children, Well being and Mental Health
Cite:
Naila Rashid. Impact of Mentally Challenged Children on their Parent’s Mental Health and Well Being. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2(2): April-June, 2011, 52-56.
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