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Development of Prediction Model for Depression among Parents with Disabled Children: Based on the Mediation Effect of Social Supports and Family Resilience
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Development of Prediction Model for Depression among Parents with Disabled Children: Based on the Mediation Effect of Social Supports and Family Resilience
Keum, Hyesook; Shin, Yeonghee; Kim, Hyeyoung;
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In this study, a prediction model for depression among parents with disabled children was developed by verifying the effects of social support and family resilience. One hundred forty one parents with disabled children were recruited from three out-patient clinics of rehabilitation hospitals in D city between August and September, 2014. The instruments used were the QRS, CES-D, MSPSS, and KFSS-II. The average score of depression was 20.18/60. The levels of depression were significantly different among variables, e.g., sex, age, and monthly income. The mean scores of the item for social support and family resilience were 3.11/5 and 3.32/5, respectively. Family resilience differed significantly according to monthly income. Parental depression was negatively correlated with the social supports and family resilience. Social support was correlated positively with family resilience. In conclusion, family resilience and social support are predictable factors for depressed parents with disabled children.
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