Stress and Issues of Mental Health for Parent with Special Needs Children

  • Norsuhaily Abu Bakar, Mohammad Shaban Al-smadi ,Hezzrin Mohd Pauzi


Coping with the children has been connoted as having declining effects as the ages of the disabled grows. Thus, this is a problem that could affect the entire family environment, especially the financial state and emotional balance of the mothers. The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the symptoms, stress and issues of mental health for Parent of special need children. The researcher conducted research which focused on quantitative data in order to achieve the research objectives. This research involved a quasi-experimental research methodology, in which the researchers collected quantitative data to infer the research findings. The Mann-Witney results of CBTCF showed that Pre-experimental and Pre-control CBTCF of the pre-distribution specifically mothers of children with cerebral palsy (U= 40.00, z=-5.730, p= 0.000, r= -0.576), experimental and control of the post-distribution (U= 28.30, z= -8.590, p= 0.000, r= -0.863), and the Post-experimental and Post-control (U= 19.50, z= -9.416, p= 0.000, r= -0.946). By looking at the results of all three questionnaire distributions, it became apparent that Parents of special needs children performed much better in the experimental group than those in the control group. The results of using the Wilcoxon Signed-Rank test showed by examining the differences between groups that there was a significant difference in the experimental group before, after and after exposure to the system while the negligible difference for the control group was observed. The plan is also an effective therapy for behavioural problems in special need children. The government also suggested further training sessions, using participatory participation as an a-of-class assignment and closely monitoring the process.

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Norsuhaily Abu Bakar, Mohammad Shaban Al-smadi ,Hezzrin Mohd Pauzi. (2020). Stress and Issues of Mental Health for Parent with Special Needs Children. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(7s), 471 - 478. Retrieved from