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| Published: June 25, 2020

Parent’s tolerance for the behavioural problems among adolescents with oral facial clefts

Prof. (Dr). Nandini. M

Vice- Principal, HOD- Child Health Nursing, Aswini College of Nursing, Minor Road, Nadathara.P.O, Thrissur, Kerala (ST), India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Prof. (Dr). C. Jayan

Professor & HOD (Rtd), Department of Psychology, University of Calicut, Malappuram (Dist), Kerala (ST), India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.014/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.014

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The present non-experimental descriptive research study undertaken to assess the parents rating of the frequency behavioral problems among adolescents with oral facial clefts and their tolerance of the problem, had sample size of 85 adolescents who are undergoing for staged surgical procedure for oral facial clefts. A standardized questionnaire was used to record parents rating of the frequency of the behavioral problems. The result reveals that 85.9% of the children are having low intensity and low problem, where as 3.55 of samples are having high intensity and low problem. Out of 36 behavior listed, the mean score of three problems like get angry when doesn’t get his way, has temper tantrum and cries easily are 2.22, 2.39 and 2.18 respectively. The data also reveals there is no significant difference between gender on behavioral problems. The data suggest that parents may have high tolerance for misbehavior.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.014/20200802

10.25215/0802.014

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020