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| Published: March 12, 2021

Parental stress among parents across their parenting role

Nithya S.

2nd B.Sc Psychology student, Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies, Mundur,  Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Farseena K.P

2nd B.Sc Psychology student, Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies, Mundur,  Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sannet Thomas

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Yuvakshetra Institute of management Studies, Mundur, Palakkad, Kerala, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: DIP: 18.01.061/20210901

DOI: DOI: 10.25215/0901.061

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Parental stress is a normal part of the parenting experience towards children. The result of disparity recognised by parents between child requests and their own capacities to deal sufficiently with them is called parental stress.  Parental stress is the stress that related with lower emotional well-being in parents. that is parents who report more daily struggle in parenting.  “Parental stress” as stress that parents experience less life satisfaction emotional distress and more negative mood. It can have damaging effects on parents, attitudes and behavior towards children. According to psychologists, “parenting stress is the distress you experience when you feel you just can’t cope as a parent. The demands being placed on you are too high. You don’t have the resources to meet them (Deater-Deckard 1998; Holly et al 2019) The present study aimed to investigate the stress among parents across gender. The study was done on 60 parents aged 20 -55, out of which 30 were males and 30 were females through purposive sampling method. Parental stress scale (Berry J.O. and Jones W.H. ,1995) to measuring stress were used to collect data.  The data were analysed by Mean, standard deviation, independent sample T-test.  Result proves it, there is no significant difference in the level of parental stress among parents across their parenting role (gender).

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Parenting Stress

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.061/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.061

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021