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| Published: December 25, 2016

Development of Stress Scale for Caretakers of Mentally Disabled Children

Dr. Prerna Puri ,

Associate professor, University of Rajsathan, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Ms. Nidhi Purohit

Consultant- Adolescent Health, National Health Mission, Rajsathan, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.151/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.151

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Present study aimed to construct a “Stress Scale for Caretakers of Mentally Disabled Children”.  48 items from the preliminary draft of 70 items, having difficulty index of .17 or above and discrimination index of .16 were selected for the final scale. Validity of the scale was ascertained by Pearson r, which was .96. Reliability of the scale as determined by split half method was .94. Seven areas of stress were taken. The standardization sample constituted of 300 caretakers of children with different neuro-developmental disability.
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Dr. Prerna Puri @ nidzpurohit@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.151/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.151

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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