Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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A Descriptive Study to assess the level of stress among grandparents regarding rearing of their grandchildren who have employed parents at selected areas of district Mohali, Punjab



Address:   Ms. Pankaj Kumari1, Mrs. Sonia Sharma2
1MSc. Nursing Student, Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Balongi (Mohali)
2Assistant Professor, Mata Sahib Kaur College of Nursing, Balongi (Mohali)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2019.00033.7

ABSTRACT:
Stress generally refers to two things: the psychological perception of pressure, on the one hand, and the body's response to it, on the other, which involves multiple systems, from metabolism to muscles to memory. The stress that grandparents experience as repeat parents is quite different from the routine kinds of stress usually associated with raising children. Many of the grandchildren have substantial unmet physical, developmental, and emotional needs, and share an orientation toward and a history of family crisis that is different than the world of grandparents. So to minimize the stress of grandparents stress management booklet is provided. “A descriptive study to assess the level of stress among grandparents regarding rearing of their grandchildren who have employed parents at selected areas of district Mohali, Punjab.” Total 100 grandparents of age group of 50-65 years were taken by using convenient sampling technique. The stress was assessed by self- structured rating scale consists of 22 items. Collected data was analysed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The 82% had moderate level of stress and 18% had mild level of stress. The analysis revealed that the mean value of stress was 29 and the standard deviation was 7.1. After that i have provided the booklet on stress management. That might be helpful for reducing the stress level of the grandparents.
KEYWORDS:
Stress, Grandparents, Rearing, Grandchildren, Employed.
Cite:
Pankaj Kumari, Sonia Sharma. A Descriptive Study to assess the level of stress among grandparents regarding rearing of their grandchildren who have employed parents at selected areas of district Mohali, Punjab. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2019; 7(2):136-138.
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