The Influence of Perceived Family Strengths on Parenting Stress of Mothers with Disabled Children

장애아동 어머니가 지각한 가족건강성이 양육스트레스에 미치는 영향

  • 고철순 (대전대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2016.09.03
  • Accepted : 2016.11.20
  • Published : 2016.11.28


The purpose of study was to identify the influence of perceived family strengths on parenting stress of mother with disabled children. Cross-sectional descriptive study design was employed. Participants were mothers with disabled children who recruited from D & C city. Collected data was analyzed using SPSS 21 version with descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient, & multiple regression. Family strength was negatively correlated with the parenting stress. In regression analysis, religion, treatment period, and family strength had a significant impact on parenting stress (F=5.158, p<.001) and these factors explained 28.5% of the parenting stress. These findings indicated that it is necessary to develop a program for increasing family strength in parent with disabled children.


Family strength;Parenting stress;Disabled children;Parent;Mothers with disabled children


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