| Published: December 25, 2016
Stress, Burden and Coping between Caregivers of Cerebral Palsy and Autism Children
The objective of the study was to find the difference in stress, burden and coping between caregivers with cerebral palsy and autism children. 30 caregivers having children with cerebral palsy and 30 caregivers having children with autism were part of the study. The age of the caregivers ranged between 23-40 years. For the study caregivers of children aged between 7-12 years were considered. A between group research design with purposive sampling technique was opted for the study. After obtaining socio-demographic details the caregivers were administered Parenting Stress Index (Short Form), Schedule to Assess Burden and Coping Checklist. The data was subjected to ‘t’ test to find the significant difference between the two sample groups. Results revealed that there was significant difference in stress, burden and coping between caregivers of cerebral palsy children and caregivers of autistic children.
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© 2016 Pushpalatha. R, Shivakumara. K
Received: October 05, 2016; Revision Received: November 08, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016