Comparative Study

| Published: October 29, 2018

Psychological well-being among Parents of Intellectually and Physically Challenged Children

Kashmira Thumar

Ph.D, Research scholar, Department of Psychology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Shailesh Raval

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, L.D Arts College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India) Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.028/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.028


The present study aimed to know the psychological well-being among parents of  intellectually and physically challenged children. It also aimed to check psychological well-being with reference to types of parents and level of education. The psychological well-being scale was developed by Dr. Devendrasingh Sisodia and Ms. Pooja Chaudhary (2012). The sample constituted total 160 parents of challenged children out of which 80 from types of parents (40 were parents of intellectually challenged and 40 were of physically challenged children) and 80 from  level of education (10th to 12th and post graduated). The data was collected from special schools, NGO’s  from Ahmedabad city. The data was scored, analysed as per the manual of psychological well-being scale.  ‘t’ test was calculated for analysed to data. The result found that there is significance difference between the mean score of psychological well-being among intellectually and physically challenged children., there is there is significance difference between the mean score of psychological well-being among level of education.

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ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018