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Parents perception of cerebral palsy child after confirming the diagnosis

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dc.contributor.author Johora, Fatematuj
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-31T03:49:02Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-31T03:49:02Z
dc.date.issued 2017-02-16
dc.identifier.citation Includes bibliographical references (page 48-56) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/297
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, 2018-02-18 en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: Cerebral palsy is a common condition in Bangladesh which causes childhood disability. In most cases the parents are the primary caregiver for their child with cerebral palsy. Parents face many problems when caring her child and cope as best as they can. Objectives: To identify the parents perception of the cerebral palsy child. The objectives of the study is to find out the parents perception of the cerebral palsy child after confirming the diagnosis. Methodology: Qualitative methodology was used to conduct this study. Participants for this study were the parents of children with cerebral palsy who are taking treatment in CRP. For data collection 14 parents were purposively selected and in-depth interview was conducted with a semi-structured open-ended questionnaire. Then the data was analyzed using qualitative content analysis. Results: The parents interviewed reported that parent’s perception of cerebral palsy child. Communication with parents who are confirming the diagnosis of their child’s that their child are affected by cerebral palsy. So, it is a difficult task for professionals. Parents are experiencing great emotional stress during the diagnostic process and dissatisfaction with disclosure is widespread. The aim of this study was to investigate parents’ perceptions when realizing their child’s disability, the impact of the diagnosis and find out the perception of parent’s social life, relationship status, physical health condition and economical status. Key Words: Cerebral palsy, Quality of life, Perception. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher (Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh) en_US
dc.subject Cerebral palsy en_US
dc.subject Quality of life en_US
dc.subject Perception. en_US
dc.title Parents perception of cerebral palsy child after confirming the diagnosis en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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