Valliammal Shanmugam, Ramachandra
Dr. Valliammal Shanmugam1, Dr. Ramachandra2
1Lecturer, College of Nursing, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS),
Institute of National Importance (INI), Hosur Road, Bengaluru-560 029, Karnataka.
2Additional Professor, Department of Nursing, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Institute of National Importance (INI), Hosur Road, Bengaluru-560 029, Karnataka.
Volume - 5,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2015
Aim: To assess the level of stress and coping strategies of mothers of neonates admitted in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Government Hospital, Bengaluru.
Objective: To correlate the level of stress and coping strategies among mothers of neonates and to determine the association between stress and coping with demographic variables.
Methodology: Descriptive design was employed by using a simple random sampling technique. Data collected from 100 mothers were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: Among 100 mothers 34% had mild stress, 28% had moderate stress and 38% had severe stress. Regarding coping mechanism adapted by the mothers 25% of them had poor coping 50% of them had moderate coping and 25% of them good coping. There was a significant correlation between stress and the coping strategies at P< 0.05 level. No significant association between the stress and coping strategies with demographic variables.
Cite this article:
Valliammal Shanmugam, Ramachandra. Stress and Coping Strategies among Mothers’ of Neonates, admitted in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 5(3): July- Sept.2015; Page 363-365.