Psychological Suffering of Families, Children with Mental Retardation at Al- Raja Institute for Mental Retardation in Babylon City

Authors

  • Haidar Fadhil Abbas
  • Zainab Neamat Jumaah
  • Mansour Abdullah Falah

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14555

Keywords:

Psychological Suffering, Families, Children, Mental Retardation

Abstract

Objectives: To assess psychological suffering of families of children with mental retardation
Methods: Descriptive study conducted among 60 caregivers, they are using self-reported questionnaire to
gathering data about the phenomena
Results: (50% & 44%) of families had moderate and severe psychological suffering respectively. The grand
mean is (2.15) at moderate level of suffering.
Conclusion: the families have moderate to severe psychological suffering due to caring child with mental
retardation. They are need for psychosocial support.

Author Biographies

Haidar Fadhil Abbas

Assistant Lecturer, College of Nursing, University of Kufa, Iraq

Zainab Neamat Jumaah

Assistant Lecturer, College of Nursing,
University of Kufa, Iraq

Mansour Abdullah Falah

Assis Prof, College of Nursing, University of Kufa, Iraq

Published

2021-03-24

How to Cite

Haidar Fadhil Abbas, Zainab Neamat Jumaah, & Mansour Abdullah Falah. (2021). Psychological Suffering of Families, Children with Mental Retardation at Al- Raja Institute for Mental Retardation in Babylon City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(2), 1533-1536. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i2.14555