Perception of Family Burden Having Children With Mental Retardation

Shanti Rosmaharani, Iswanto Karso, Rifa'i, Rodiyah

Abstract

Having a child with mental retardation who has a variety of dependence of parents, create a special burden for the family. The purpose of the study is to determine the perception of the burden which felt by the family in caring for children with mental retardation. The design of study was qualitative with phenomenologyical approach. Instrument derived from the researcher with the subject of research using purposive sampling. Data collection technique used interview and observation techniques. Data analysis techniques were done interactively or continuously. The validity of data used member check and triangulation. the result showed that the burden felt by the families who care for children with mental retardation was categorized into two classification, namely objective and subjective burden. Based on the above study showed that families with mentally retarded children made the most perceived burden was the economic burden (objective burden) felt heavier than the feeling or psychological burden (subjective burden) because of the objective burden as the effect was greater to the whole family members when compared to feelings of sadness, shame whose impact could only be felt by care giver only.

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Rosmaharani S., Karso I., Rifa'i. and Rodiyah. (2018). Perception of Family Burden Having Children With Mental Retardation.In Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC, ISBN 978-989-758-336-0, pages 687-690. DOI: 10.5220/0008331006870690


in Bibtex Style

@conference{inc18,
author={Shanti Rosmaharani and Iswanto Karso and Rifa'i and Rodiyah},
title={Perception of Family Burden Having Children With Mental Retardation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,},
year={2018},
pages={687-690},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0008331006870690},
isbn={978-989-758-336-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Nursing Conference - INC,
TI - Perception of Family Burden Having Children With Mental Retardation
SN - 978-989-758-336-0
AU - Rosmaharani S.
AU - Karso I.
AU - Rifa'i.
AU - Rodiyah.
PY - 2018
SP - 687
EP - 690
DO - 10.5220/0008331006870690