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The relationship between parent anxiety, mental wellbeing and life quality in mothers of children with type 1 diabetes
Baharak Bayati , Gholamali Afrooz , Anita Baghdassarians , Sogand Ghasemzadeh , Assadollah Rajab
Islamic Azad University of Tehran
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  • The prevalence of type one diabetes is rising all around the world. After diagnosis, family system faces many stressful problems and tensions; Specially mothers, as main caregivers, experience psychological, emotional and social challenges. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between parent anxiety, and mental wellbeing and , life quality in mothers of children with type one diabetes. 107 mothers were selected from among Tehran Diabetes Association clients and completed the Parenting Stress Scale (PSI- SF), the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ), and the Iranian Quality of Life Questionnaire (WHOQOL). The results of data analysis showed that parent stress would have a negative correlation with both variables of quality of life and mental health and their subscales. Besides, parenting stress could predict the mothers` quality of life and mental health. It can be concluded that parent anxiety has a considerable effect on the life quality and mental wellbeing of such mothers so that it would be desirable to design and practice interventions for reducing parental anxiety and improving the mothers` life quality and mental wellbeing.
Keywords: Keyword: Parent anxiety, type one diabetes, life quality, mental wellbeing
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/06/9 | Accepted: 2018/06/9 | Published: 2018/06/9
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Bayati B, Afrooz G, Baghdassarians A, Ghasemzadeh S, Rajab A. The relationship between parent anxiety, mental wellbeing and life quality in mothers of children with type 1 diabetes. ijfp. 2017; 4 (1) :29-40
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دوفصلنامه روانشناسی خانواده (نشریه انجمن علمی روانشناسی خانواده ایران) Journal of Family Psychology
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