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Original ar ticle The Positive Effects of Parents’ Mental Illness on Their Children: a Qualitative Study

Dr.zeighami, Reza (2014) Original ar ticle The Positive Effects of Parents’ Mental Illness on Their Children: a Qualitative Study. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science Vol. 13 No. 04 October’14.

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Abstract: Objective: The main objective of this research is to explore the positive consequences of parents’ mental illness on their children. Material & methods: This study was a part of a more comprehensive study performed based on grounded theory. In this work semi-structured interviews were conducted with 17 participants selected by purposeful and theoretical sampling approach. Data were analyzed using constant comparative analysis suggested by Straus and Corbin (1988) method. Results: Despite negative effects of the illness, the children have been perceived positive effects from their parents’ illness. These findings categorized in two category of "independence" and "considering the others needs". Conclusion: Application of these findings in care plan of patients and families, particularly their children, can offer more efficient coping with mental illness. Keywords: child; mental illnesses; grounded theory; positive aspects; posttraumatic growth; stress related growth

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: University Portal > schools > snm
Depositing User: pr Nursing and Midwifery School
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2017 06:35
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2017 05:07
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5907

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