The Effect of Filial Therapy Program on Physically Disabled Mothers’ Self-Esteem and Parenting Stress
This study was intended to investigate the effect of filial therapy program on physically disabled mothers’ selfesteem and parenting stress. For this study 14 Korean physically disabled mothers were selected as study subjects that were 7 experiment group subjects and 7 control group subjects. The research was structured prepost control group designing. Counseling was offered to them once a week for 2 hours from May to July 2015, a total of 8 sessions. The study results indicated that, first, filial therapy program was effective in increasing the self-esteem of physically disabled mothers. Secondly, filial therapy program was effective in increasing the parenting stress of physically disabled mothers. Therefore, the results of this study proved that filial therapy program was effective in increasing the physically disabled mothers’ self-esteem and caring stress that had suffered from child-rearing burden.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Child Welfare, Namseoul University, Choenan, South Korea
Publication date: November 1, 2016
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