Author(s): Valliammal Shanmugam, Ramachandra

Email(s): valliammal.shanmugam@gmail.com

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Address: 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.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 5,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2015


ABSTRACT:
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.


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