| Published: December 25, 2016
Development of Stress Scale for Caretakers of Mentally Disabled Children
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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© 2016 Puri P, Purohit N
Received: October 18, 2016; Revision Received: November 11, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016