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The Effect of the Health Education Program for Mothers with Developmental Disabled Children on Health Care Behavior and Parenting Stress
Kim, Hye-Young;
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This study was conducted to develop a health education program to help mother's cope with developmentally disabled children's health, and to test the effects of the program. The contents of the health education program were based on the results of a discussion with experts and previous studies. The program consisted of two parts, physical health and psychosocial health, which were measured over 4 weeks. The results of the study showed that the program helped mothers improve the level of health care and reduce parenting stress level. These findings suggest that studies for handicapped children's health should be conducted in the future using an interdisciplinary approach.
Developmental disabled child;Mother;Health care;Parenting stress;Health education;
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